This book explores the life
and political career of Zachary Taylor, a
distinguished soldier who was
elected president in 1848 and died after only sixteen months in office.
He was a man of many ironies: a Southerner and a slaveholder, he did not
support the continuation of slavery in new states admitted to the Union.
The book also presents
information students need to learn to write a report on this subject.
The book provides Internet links (kept up-to-date at www.myreportlinks.com,
source documents, and photos related to the president.
This book is part of the