By Robert V. Remini
To be had in paperback for the 1st time, those 3 volumes characterize the definitive biography of Andrew Jackson. quantity One covers the function Jackson performed in America's territorial growth, bringing to lifestyles a posh personality who has frequently been obvious easily as a rough-hewn nation common. quantity lines Jackson's senatorial occupation, his presidential campaigns, and his first management as President. The 3rd quantity covers Jackson's reelection to the presidency and the weighty concerns with which he was once confronted: the nullification difficulty, the tragic elimination of the Indians past the Mississippi River, the mounting violence during the nation over slavery, and the tortuous efforts to win the annexation of Texas.
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Many countries that were the subjects of American covert intervention during the Cold War suffered horrendous internal political conflict and ongoing civil war in subsequent years, even decades after. In some cases additional bloodshed was brought about by regimes that were put in place or supported by American action, in other instances the same sort of thing happened in countries in which American intervention had failed. From one perspective, the interventions can to be judged simply in terms of whether or not they accomplished the goals of the presidents who directed them.
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Andrew Jackson, Volume 2: The Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832 by Robert V. Remini