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    • Millard Fillmore

    • By: Joseph F. Rishel
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Millard Fillmore, who fell into the presidency when Zachary Taylor died unexpectedly, is often regarded as a weak leader and a failed chief executive. Eager to show that he could heal the rift between North and South, Fillmore reversed some of Taylor’s cautious policies. He zealously supported the controversial Compromise of 1850, which some historians believe worsened the sectional divide.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • his presidency was short so was this book

    • By jason leclerc on 08-23-18

    Regular price: $1.95