Thomas Hart Benton was born on March 14, 1782, near present day Hillsborough, North Carolina. Benton moved the family to the Cumberland Valley in Tennessee. During the War of 1812, Benton raised a contingent of volunteers and served on Andrew Jackson`s staff. Their relationship cooled in 1813 when Jackson served as second in a duel between Jackson`s friend William Carroll and Benton`s brother Jesse.
Postcards of the Army Service Corps 1902-1918, Coming of Age, Michael YoungPostcards of the Army Service Corps 1902-1918, Coming of Age, Michael YoungIt’s fair to say this book is aimed at something of a niche market! The Army Service Corps was responsible for keeping the army supplied in the field, and grew to a vast size during the First World War.
The Report on Manufactures was one of the most penetrating statements of the protectionist philosophy ever made. Hamilton urged the expanded use of protective tariffs as a means to protect the nation& 39;s infant industries. He argued that the United States could only assure its political independence by maintaining economic independence.