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- DescriptionThanks to John F. KennedyAEs Profiles in Courage, most twenty-first-century Americans who remember Edmund G. Ross (1826u1907) kw only that he cast an important vote as a U.S. senator from Kansas that prevented the conviction of President Andrew Johnson of ohigh crimes and misdemears,o allowing Johnson to stay in office. But Ross also served as a significant abolitionist, journalist, Union officer, and, eventually, territorial goverr of New Mexico, where he proved instrumental in the fight for statehood, the improvement of educational standards, and the settlement of land-grant issues. In short, RossAEs career represents the changes that the nation experienced in the second half of the nineteenth century. This first full-scale biography of Ross reveals his influential role in the history of the United States and offers a portrait of a resolute individual who often paid a price for his integrity.
- Author BiographyIndependent historian Richard A. Ruddy is retired from a thirty-year career as an advertising and catalogue photographer.
- Author(s)Richard A. Ruddy
- PublisherUniversity of New Mexico Press
- Date of Publication31/10/2014
- SubjectBiography: General
- Place of PublicationAlbuquerque, NM
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of New Mexico Press
- Content Note, black & white illustrations
- Weight508 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
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