US Politics & The Presidency

BookCoverImage-5 Discourse on the Life and Character of William Wirt - by John P. Kennedy Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Wirt made headlines most recently in 2005, but for an unfortunate reason. Someone had broken into the Wirt Tomb, located in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington DC, and his skull was taken and later found in a tin box with gold letters announcing that…Read more Discourse on the Life and Character of William Wirt
BookCoverImage-7 Egypt and Its Betrayal: Personal Recollections by Elbert Farman - by Elbert E. Farman Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Elbert E. Farman was a diplomat, jurist and author of two works, Along the Nile and Egypt and its Betrayal. The works were highlight influenced by Farman’s perspective as the United States Ambassador to Egypt, where he served from 1876-81. During this time, he traveled…Read more Egypt and Its Betrayal: Personal Recollections by Elbert Farman
from-the-farm From the Farm to the Presidential Chair: The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield - by James D. McCabe Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace James A. Garfield (1831-1881) was the 20th President of the United States. His term was cut short when he was assassinated in 1881, the same year he took office. Many biographies highlight the difficult circumstances Garfield overcame to become the President. He was born…Read more From the Farm to the Presidential Chair: The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield
Gems of Poetry and Song on James A. Garfield Gems of Poetry and Song on James A. Garfield - by J. C. McClenahan Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace The outpouring of grief over the assassination of James Garfield coincided with a Victorian high tide in emotional display about the dear departed, and produced enormous amounts of glassware, statues and other memorabilia to preserve the memory of the martyred president. This not atypical volume…Read more Gems of Poetry and Song on James A. Garfield
James A. Garfield: The Backwoods Boy Who Became President James A. Garfield: The Backwoods Boy Who Became President - by Frank Mundell Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace James A. Garfield (1831-1881) was the 20th President of the United States. His term was cut short when he was assassinated in 1881, the same year he took office. Many biographies highlight the difficult circumstances Garfield overcame to become the President. He was born in…Read more James A. Garfield: The Backwoods Boy Who Became President
Maxims of James Abram Garfield COVER FRONT ONLY Maxims of James Abram Garfield - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace by James A. Garfield James A. Garfield (1831-1881) was the 20th President of the United States. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1863 to 1881. He is the only president to have been an ordained clergyman and was president of Hiram College in Ohio, and…Read more Maxims of James Abram Garfield
Mr. Garfield of Ohio: James S. Brisbin’s The Early Lfe and Public Career of James A. Garfield Mr. Garfield of Ohio: James S. Brisbin’s The Early Lfe and Public Career of James A. Garfield - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Paul Rich There is a lot more to the life of President James Garfield than being shot. He was an educator, clergyman, and congressman who carried on those duties with considerable distinction, as well as being a mathematician who discovered, after everyone else for…Read more Mr. Garfield of Ohio: James S. Brisbin’s The Early Lfe and Public Career of James A. Garfield
John Quincy Adams's Quarrel with the Freemasons President John Quincy Adams’ Quarrel with the Freemasons - Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes Such was the revulsion in the United States over the purported murder of William Morgan, an upstate New Yorker who in 1826 disappeared after threatening to expose Masonic secrets, that political groups campaigned to drive Masons out of office and close down their lodges. President John Quincy…Read more President John Quincy Adams’ Quarrel with the Freemasons
The Historic Codfish: A History of the Emblem of the Codfish in the Hall of the House of Representatives The Historic Codfish - by George H. Proctor, Samuel D. Hildreth, and William Frank Parsons There may be 160 representatives in the Massachusetts legislature, but there is only one codfish. The nearly five-foot carving hanging from the ceiling is the third reminder of the importance of fishing to the state. The first was burnt in a 1747 fire and the second…Read more The Historic Codfish
BookCoverImage-17 The Republican Manual: History, Priciples, Early Leaders, Achievements of the Republican Party - by E. V. Smalley Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Eugene Smalley was a great journalist and well-known enthusiast for the expansion of the Pacific Northwest and one-time private secretary to President James Garfield. He helped expose the Ku Klux Klan and was a frequent contributor to the Atlantic Monthly. His stalwart support of the…Read more The Republican Manual: History, Priciples, Early Leaders, Achievements of the Republican Party