Synopses & Reviews
John Tyler is one of the least known presidents and least written about presidents. He was known most strongly around Virginia and Texas.
A concise, lively, illustrated biography of the tenth president of the United States. This book reviews many of the "firsts" associated with the life and presidency of John Tyler and describes how the issues and conflicts of his presidency affected the man and helped to shape the identity of the young American nation.
-- A concise, lively biography that helps breathe life into history
-- Provides reformation about a less-well-known president and his role in American history
John Tyler was the first American president born after the American Revolution. His development as a statesman took place in a young country seeking to define and develop itself. A man of principle, he placed the interests of his country before those of his political party, and among his accomplishments were the first trade agreement between the U.S. and China. A lively account of an influential man against the backdrop of a critical time in U.S. history.