Zachary Taylor. by Holman Hamilton

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .

Written in English

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  • Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850

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LC ClassificationsE422 .H3
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL6414085M
LC Control Number41002781

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His status as a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican-American War won him election to the White House despite his vague political beliefs.

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“Zachary Taylor” by John S. D. Eisenhower is a member of The American Presidents series and was published in Eisenhower graduated from West Point, served in the Army, rose to the rank of brigadier general in the Army Reserve, served as ambassador to .Zachary Taylor's Presidency Despite having little to do with politics throughout his military career, Taylor ran for president in the elections.

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