By Robert V. Remini
On hand in paperback for the 1st time, those 3 volumes characterize the definitive biography of Andrew Jackson. quantity One covers the position Jackson performed in America's territorial enlargement, bringing to existence a posh personality who has frequently been obvious easily as a rough-hewn kingdom basic. quantity lines Jackson's senatorial profession, his presidential campaigns, and his first management as President. The 3rd quantity covers Jackson's reelection to the presidency and the weighty matters with which he was once confronted: the nullification drawback, the tragic removing of the Indians past the Mississippi River, the mounting violence through the nation over slavery, and the tortuous efforts to win the annexation of Texas.
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The fully modified dragster was sold to an Oregon resident who then downgraded it into a street rod, which survives today. ) Among the earliest hot-rodders to race at Goleta was Keith Loomis of Ojai, seen here at Goleta in 1949. Keith is seated behind the wheel of his modified 1927 Ford T roadster. It was powered by a mid-1940s Chevrolet six with a Wayne 12-port head and Winfield carburetors, a departure from the usual Ford-powered machines. ) 55 The clean lines of Keith Loomis’s roadster are really evident here in the pits at Santa Maria Fairgrounds in 1949.
In the background, a big, new Dodge or Plymouth is negotiating the Safety Jamboree test course. ) 50 Willard Partch sits in Don Lanning’s 1932 Ford roadster, parked in front of the newly completed Santa Barbara Courthouse Annex on Figueroa Street in 1954. The maroon, full-fendered Deuce was powered by its original flathead V-8 equipped with Edlebrock heads and manifold and a Collins camshaft. ) Although Stewart-Warner kits or Auburn dash inserts were popular alternatives to the stock dashboards in hot rods, it was not unusual to see complete dashboard assemblies from other cars grafted to the rod’s interior.
Tom Cobb of Santa Monica appears to be admiring either the foothills of the Los Padres Mountains in the background or, more likely, the chrome louvers on the 1934 Ford behind him. This image also gives a view of his hot rod’s blown AB flathead engine. The carburetor is said to have come from an aircraft engine, possibly a Ranger or Menasco.