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Title:
Failures of the presidents : from the Whiskey Rebellion and War of 1812 to the Bay of Pigs and war in Iraq
Author:
Craughwell, Thomas J., 1956-
Publication Information:
Beverly, MA : Fair Winds Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Whiskey Rebellion : George Washington -- The Alien and Sedition Acts: John Adams -- The Embargo Acts: Thomas Jefferson -- The War of 1812: James Madison -- The Trail of Tears: Andrew Jackson -- Repeal of the Missouri Compromise: Franklin Pierce -- The attempt to annex Santo Domingo: Ulysses S. Grant -- The Pullman strike: Grover Cleveland -- "A splendid little war" with Spain: William McKinley -- The punitive expedition into Mexico: Woodrow Wilson -- The Bonus Army: Herbert Hoover -- The internment of Japanese-Americans in World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt -- The Bay of Pigs invasion: John F. Kennedy -- The Tonkin Gulf Resolution: Lyndon B. Johnson -- The bombing of Cambodia: Richard Nixon -- Watergate: Richard Nixon -- The Iranian hostage crisis: Jimmy Carter -- The energy crisis and "malaise": Jimmy Carter -- The Iran-Contra Affair: Ronald Reagan -- War in Iraq: George W. Bush.
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ISBN:
9781592332991
Format :
Book

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