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Rutherford B. Hayes

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Published by Times Books, Henry Holt and Company in New York .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 170 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26371614M
ISBN 100805069089
ISBN 109780805069082

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Rutherford Birchard Hayes is one of the presidents who gets lost in the tumult of history. Hoogenboom provides us with an illuminating biography, taking advantage of the copious letters and journals that the man left behind, to give us an image of a president who bucks the mold of 4/5(40). Jan 27,  · "Rutherford B. Hayes was an important president who has long deserved a full modern treatment of his career. Ari Hoogenboom's well-researched, engrossing, and multi-faceted account of Hayes's life as a soldier and politician is a significant contribution to the historical literature on the American presidency/5. Nov 01,  · “Rutherford B. Hayes” is Hans Trefousse’s contribution to The American Presidents Series. Trefousse was an American historian, author and a professor at Brooklyn College for nearly four decades. He was most widely known for his biographies of Andrew Johnson and Rutherford Hayes. Trefousse died in at the age of eighty-eight/5(79). Neither Hayes nor Pierce come to mind when choosing the most memorable (or successful) chief executives in the nation’s history. And sadly, neither has a particularly deep field of biographies from which to choose. * * * * The first Hayes biography I read was “Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior & President” by Ari Hoogenboom. Published in

Nov 05,  · The disputed election of between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden, in which Congress set up a special electoral commission, handing the disputed electoral votes to Hayes, brings recent events into sharp focus. Historian Hans L. Trefousse explores Hayes's new relevance and reconsiders what many have seen as the pitfalls of his presidency/5. Visit President Rutherford B. Hayes’ wooded estate named Spiegel Grove, home of America’s first presidential library. Tour the president’s room Victorian mansion, see his tomb, visit the newly renovated museum, explore the library and walk the mile of paved trails. Aug 20,  · Rutherford B. Hayes (), the 19th president of the United States, won a controversial and fiercely disputed election against Samuel Tilden. He withdrew. Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th president of the United States and oversaw the end of the rebuilding efforts of the Oct 04,

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