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The Unexpected President

The Unexpected President

When President James Garfield was shot in 1881, nobody expected Vice President Chester A. Arthur to become a strong and effective president, a courageous anti-corruption reformer, and an early civil rights advocate. Despite his promising start as a young man, by his early fifties Chester A. Arthur w

ISBN10 : 9780306823909 , ISBN13 : 030682390X

Page Number : 336

The Unexpected President

The Unexpected President

Nobody expected the vice president, a New York political hack, to be president. And after President James A. Garfield was shot in 1881, nobody expected Chester A. Arthur to become a strong and effective president, a courageous anti-corruption reformer, and an early civil rights advocate. And yet...

ISBN10 : 0306922703 , ISBN13 : 9780306922701

Page Number : 336

The Unexpected President

The Unexpected President

When President James Garfield was shot in 1881, nobody expected Vice President Chester A. Arthur to become a strong and effective president, a courageous anti-corruption reformer, and an early civil rights advocate. Despite his promising start as a young man, by his early fifties Chester A. Arthur w

ISBN10 : 9780306823909 , ISBN13 : 030682390X

Page Number : 336

Chester Alan Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur

The Gilded Age bon vivant who became America's unlikeliest chief executive-and who presided over a sweeping reform of the system that nurtured him Chester Alan Arthur never dreamed that one day he would be president of the United States. A successful lawyer, Arthur had been forced out as the head of

ISBN10 : 9781466834620 , ISBN13 : 1466834625

Page Number : 192

A President In Yellowstone

A President In Yellowstone

On the morning of July 30, 1883, President Chester A. Arthur embarked on a trip of historic proportions. His destination was Yellowstone National Park, established by an act of Congress only eleven years earlier. No sitting president had ever traveled this far west. Arthur’s host and primary guide

ISBN10 : 9780806189260 , ISBN13 : 0806189266

Page Number : 160

Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland

A fresh look at the only president to serve nonconsecutive terms. Though often overlooked, Grover Cleveland was a significant figure in American presidential history. Having run for President three times and gaining the popular vote majority each time -- despite losing the electoral college in 1892

ISBN10 : 1429998008 , ISBN13 : 9781429998000

Page Number : 176

Dark Horse

Dark Horse

A close-up look at post-Civil War American politics describes the narrow election of President James A. Garfield, his murder by assassin Charles Guiteau, and the machinations of the political power-brokers of the era. Reprint.

ISBN10 : 0786713968 , ISBN13 : 9780786713967

Page Number : 551