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Life And Public Services Of Thomas A Hendricks: With Selected Speeches And Writings

John W. Holcombe

The book ""Life And Public Services Of Thomas A Hendricks: With Selected Speeches And Writings"" by John W. Holcombe is a comprehensive biography of Thomas A. Hendricks, a prominent American politician and lawyer who served as the 21st Vice President of the United States under President Grover Cleveland. The book covers Hendricks' life from his birth in 1819 to his death in 1885, detailing his early years, education, legal career, and political achievements.The author provides a detailed account of Hendricks' political career, including his service as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives, the United States House of Representatives, and the United States Senate. The book also explores Hendricks' role in the Democratic Party and his involvement in key political issues of the time, such as slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.In addition to the biography, the book includes selected speeches and writings by Hendricks, providing readers with a deeper understanding of his political philosophy and beliefs. The speeches cover a range of topics, including the Constitution, the role of government, and the importance of education.Overall, ""Life And Public Services Of Thomas A Hendricks: With Selected Speeches And Writings"" is an informative and insightful account of the life and legacy of one of America's most influential politicians.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 656
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.45in - 2.09lb
  • EAN: 9781428615298
  • Categories: SpeechesMotivational & InspirationalSociology - General