Famous American Statesmen


Sarah Knowles Bolton (Editor)

Series: Historical Figures
BISAC: BIO010000

Famous American Statesmen, published in 1888, is a collection of 10 biographical sketches of America’s most famous statesmen. 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 patriotism—a deeper love for and devotion to America. They teach that life, with some definite and noble purpose, is worth living. (Imprint: SNOVA)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. George Washington

Chapter 2. Benjamin Franklin

Chapter 3. Thomas Jefferson

Chapter 4. Alexander Hamilton

Chapter 5. Andrew Jackson

Chapter 6. Daniel Webster

Chapter 7. Henry Clay

Chapter 8. Charles Sumner

Chapter 9. Ulysses S. Grant

Chapter 10. James A. Garfield


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