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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 function Jackson performed in America's territorial growth, bringing to existence a posh personality who has usually been visible easily as a rough-hewn state 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 used to be confronted: the nullification difficulty, the tragic elimination of the Indians past the Mississippi River, the mounting violence during the kingdom over slavery, and the tortuous efforts to win the annexation of Texas.

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Jesus Christ," he said, "couldn't have been sheriff of the Kingdom of Creek 39 Message 36 Daily Oklahoman, March 20, 1915. 37 Session Laws, 1915, So 38 Harlow's Weekly, March 2 7 , 19150 - 62 of Governor Robert Lo Williams to the Sixth Legislature January 4, 1917, 35-360 40 Harlow's - Weekly, January 24, 19170 - 63 - o o • 1 J - B ORN SOBER [County] and closed the joints," because of inexperience. "41 The favorable voices in support of the measure, however, held sway. While many legislators agreed that the bill was drastic medicine for enforcement ailments, they acknowl­ edged that the disease was terrible and the remedy must be severe.

The proper respect for the law could only develop through uniform enforcement : 9 Daily Oklahoman, January 8, 1 9 1 1 . 10 For comments on the proposed legislation, see American Issue, January, To permit one sort of enforcement in Oklahoma County, another in Muskogee County, and still another sort in Carter County, amounts in the end to no enforcement. Laws statewide in their application should be statewide in their enforcement, and what is prohibited by state laws in Muskogee County should be prohibited in Oklahoma County and in every other county.

Readings) ; for related statements, see Vinita Weekly Chieftain, September 29, 1911, and Daily Oklahoman, June 2 7 , 1 9 1 1 . - 54 - -55- 14 Regular Biennial Message of Governor Lee Cruce to the Legislature of 1913, 15 (hereafter cited as Message of Governor Cruce) . 1 5 Message of Governor Cruce, 20 ; also Edward E. Dale and Jesse L. Rader; Readings in Oklahoma History, 734-35 (hereafter cited as Dale and Rader, BORN SOBER CRUCE AND WILLIAMS INHERIT A MOVEMENT . . laws of Oklahoma . . Clothed with this authority the question of local sentiment would play very little part.

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