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life of James Abram Garfield

late president of the United States. The record of a wonderful career which, like that of Abraham Lincoln, by native energy and untiring industry, led its hero from obscurity to the foremost position in the American nation. Together with a full account of his election to the presidency ... assassination ... etc.

by Balch, William Ralston

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Published by Hubbard Brothers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Garfield, James A. -- 1831-1881,
  • United States. -- President (1881 : Garfield)

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Life of Garfield.

    Statementby William Ralston Balch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination760 p. :
    Number of Pages760
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17058007M
    OCLC/WorldCa17629871

    GarfieldThe inauguration of James A. The two men agreed politically, and both were part of the Radical wing of the Republican Party. He was a regular Republican, unhesitatingly following his party's postwar program of radical Reconstruction and later of hard-money deflationism and opposition to civil service reform. This excellent biography presents the life of James A. Garfield read military texts while anxiously awaiting the war effort, which he regarded as a holy crusade against the Slave Power. Address of Hon.

    Due to a court case, he was absent on the day in April when the House impeached Johnsonbut soon gave a speech aligning himself with Thaddeus Stevens and others who sought Johnson's removal. James A. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us! Taylor, John M.

    Millard, Destiny of the Republic Brown, Harry James. He was a regular Republican, unhesitatingly following his party's postwar program of radical Reconstruction and later of hard-money deflationism and opposition to civil service reform. Taylor and A. During his limited time in office, Garfield managed to initiate reform of the Post Office Department, and to reassert the superiority of the office of the president over the U. Clouds and darkness are round about Him!


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Grant succeeded Johnson inGarfield had moved away from the remaining radicals Stevens, their life of James Abram Garfield book, had died in Garfield excelled in academics, particularly Latin and Greek.

He especially wished to eliminate the common practice whereby government workers, in exchange for their positions, were forced to kick back a percentage of their wages as political contributions. Speeches of Hon. Oration on the life and character of Gen. Somewhat in the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, Garfield was born into poverty and worked diligently to better himself through life of James Abram Garfield book.

He began to appreciate the power a speaker had over an audience, writing that the speaker's platform "creates some excitement. Doenecke, Justus D. He was elected to the Ohio State Senate in life of James Abram Garfield book, serving until Garfield and his world, When he was shot and incapacitated, serious constitutional questions arose concerning who should properly perform the functions of the presidency.

After commanding a brigade at the Battle of Shiloh Aprilhe was elected to the U. New York: Dodd Mead, Doak, Robin S. In what was a bad year for Republicans, who lost control of the House for the first time since the Civil War, Garfield had his closest congressional election, winning with only 57 percent of the vote.

This biography will give students a detailed look at the life of President Garfield from a poor canal boy to Chief Executive of the United States. The medical wisdom of the day dictated that the highest priority was the removal of the bullet, and a new invention by Alexander Graham Bellthe metal detector, was even brought in to aid in the search.

ByGarfield had learned all the Institute could teach him and was a full-time teacher. Garfield in Mentor, Ohio; wood engraving, Arthur taking the presidential oath after the death of Pres. Category: History. After the election, Garfield relocated to Washington, where he developed a close alliance with Treasury Secretary Salmon P.

Extended Bibliography Ackerman, Kenneth D. Garfield, having overcome his challengers at his district nominating convention, was easily re-elected. Garfield sent a telegram to Secretary of War Edwin M.

New York: Rosen Pub. His Democratic opponent in the November general election was Gen. Lewisburg, [Pa. Rosecrans The position of Chief of Staff for a general was usually held by a more junior officer, but Garfield's influence with Rosecrans was greater than usual, with duties extending beyond mere communication of orders to duties that involved actual management of his Army of the Cumberland.

The vote in the electoral college was less close: votes for Garfield, for Hancock. He was a regular Republican, unhesitatingly following his party's postwar program of radical Reconstruction and later of hard-money deflationism and opposition to civil service reform.

He also opposed some monopolistic practices by corporations, as well as the power sought by workers' unions. Garfield, in debate on the House floor, supported such legislation and, discussing England's Glorious Revolutionhinted that Lincoln might be thrown out of office for resisting the bills.

In October, he defeated D. Edited by James D.*The first biography I read was “ Dark Horse: the Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield ” by Kenneth Ackerman. Published inthis book proves to be a political thriller almost exclusively focused on the last sixteen months of Garfield’s life.

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