Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor

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Called Old Rough and Ready , Zachary Taylor was an impressive military general before being elected president. He spent his early career fighting in the War of 1812, but became a true hero during the Indian Wars and the Mexican-American War. His down-to-earth and sincere leadership won him devoted followers, and although he didnt have any political ambitions, he was elected president in 1849.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., 2005
ISBN: 9780822513971
Branch Call Number: 921 Taylo
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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