Famous American Statesmen

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Jovian Press, Dec 2, 2017 - History - 397 pages
With the great, one's thoughts and manners easily become great; ... what this country longs for is personalities, grand persons, to counteract its materialities, says Emerson. Such lives as are sketched in this book are a constant inspiration, both to young and old. They teach Garfield's oft-repeated maxim, that "the genius of success is still the genius of labor." They teach patriotism - a deeper love for and devotion to America. They teach that life, with some definite and noble purpose, is worth living.
 

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GEORGE WASHINGTON
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
THOMAS JEFFERSON
ALEXANDER HAMILTON
ANDREW JACKSON
DANIEL WEBSTER
HENRY CLAY
CHARLES SUMNER
U S GRANT
JAMES A GARFIELD
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