People/Characters: Thomas Hart Benton

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1861: The Civil War Awakening by Adam Goodheart
Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years [3-volume set] by Carl Sandburg
abridgment of the debates of congress, from 1789 to 1856 by Thomas Hart Benton
An address delivered at the the annual commencement of the State University of Iowa, June 21, 1867, "Historical Sketch of the State University of Iowa" by Thomas H. Benton
The Age of Jackson by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.
America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union by Fergus M. Bordewich
America's Jubilee: How in 1826 a generation remembered fifty years of independence by Andrew Burstein
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon MeachamSenator, Maryland
American Speeches: Political Oratory from the Revolution to the Civil War by Ted Widmer
April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.) by Jay Winik
An Artist in America by Thomas Hart Benton
The Big Tomorrow: Hollywood and the Politics of the American Way by Lary May
Brother Against Brother: The War Begins by William C. Davis
Capital dames by Cokie Roberts
Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant by Carol Berkin
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West by William H. Goetzmann
The Fire of His Genius: Robert Fulton and the American Dream by Kirkpatrick Sale
First great triumph : how five Americans made their country a world power by Warren Zimmermann
From Exploration to Statehood by Alice E. Smith
Harlem Renaissance: Art of Black America by Mary Schmidt Campbell
Henry Clay : Statesman for the Union by Robert V. Remini
Herndon's Life of Lincoln by William Henry Herndon
A History of the Supreme Court by Bernard Schwartz
Invading Mexico: America's Continental Dream and the Mexican War, 1846-1848 by Joseph Wheelan
James Beckwourth: Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer (Signature Lives: American Frontier Era) by Gregson
Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour by William C. Davis
Jessie : a novel of Jessie Benton Frémont by Judy AlterSenator
Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America by Allen C. Guelzo
Lincoln's War Cabinet by Burton Jesse Hendrick
Pathfinder: John Charles Fremont and the Course of American Empire by Tom Chaffin
Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy
The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt
The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln by Sean Wilentz
Stephen A. Douglas by Robert W. Johannsen
Theodore Roosevelt by Nathan Miller
Thirty years' view by Thomas Hart Benton
Thomas Hart Benton by Theodore Roosevelt
Thomas Hart Benton's Remarks to the Senate on the Expunging Resolution by Thomas Hart Benton
Thomas Hart Benton, a portrait by Polly Burroughs
Thomas Hart Benton: Original illustrations for Francis Parkman's The Oregon trail by Thomas Hart Benton
Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock by Henry Adams
The Year of Decision 1846 by Bernard DeVoto
Yellow Stone Expedition, In Senate of the United States, March 18, 1824 by Thomas Hart Benton
Zachary Taylor by John S. D. Eisenhower

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Character description

United States Senator (Missouri), father of Jessie Benton Frémont and father-in-law of John C. Frémont.

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