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Review of "The William Howard Taft Presidency" by Lewis Gould

The William Howard Taft Presidency” by Lewis Gould was published in 2009 and is a member of the American Presidency Series. Gould is Professor Emeritus of American History at the University of Texas and is the author of several books including “ 431 more words

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The Homestead Resort as Never Seen by William Taft

The Homestead Resort, located in Hot Springs, Virginia, sits in a scenic and tranquil mile-wide valley in the Allegheny Mountains. It dates to 1766 when Captain Thomas Bullett* (who served in George Washington’s Virginia regiment during the French and Indian War) built an 18-room lodge on acreage he received as part of a colonial land grant. 435 more words

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Welcome to the Spotlight William Howard Taft!

If you’ve read one biography of Teddy Roosevelt, you’ve already gotten to know William Howard Taft. If you’ve read several bios of TR, you’ve gotten to know Taft  307 more words

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Teddy's Transformation

One of the most captivating political phenomena in this country to my mind is the radical transformation of Teddy Roosevelt from his early years to his run for the presidency in 1912. 843 more words

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Day 44: Rest and my war against the 1950's bath tub

So today is Wednesday and it’s my Resting day So I thought about going and taking a soak in our tub which is from the 1950’s we live in a much older apartment building and the tub is pretty old and small.  284 more words

"Write!" Orders Mr. Taft

Don’t write so that you can be understood, write so that you can’t be misunderstood.

-William Taft

Wisely said, Mr. Former President, Sir.

In other words, if you don’t not understand, you have been understood.

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