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by Andrew Rolle

Author: Andrew Rolle
Subcategory: Historical
Language: English
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press; 1st edition (November 1, 1991)
Pages: 351 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.8
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Andrew Rolle's choice of Frémont as a subject for psychobiography is akin to taking pot-shots at the broad side of a barn. Character as Destiny is a very well written and a highly enjoyable read despite its rather despicable subject.

Andrew Rolle's choice of Frémont as a subject for psychobiography is akin to taking pot-shots at the broad side of a barn. However, it is the subject's vulnerability in this vein that makes Rolle's work a tremendously interesting, dishy read. Actually, Rolle's psychological observations are more muted than one might expect. Rolle says of Frémont halfway through the book "Once more nothing had gone his wa. On the contrary, everything came easily to this unsavory character, John Charles Frémont, on a silver platter.

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He was also one of California’s first two senators (1850), America’s first Republican candidate for president (1856), a Civil War general, and the territorial governor of Arizona (1878-83). But his life was one of rash and rebellious conduct against authority. During the Mexican War he claimed to be the military governor of California, which resulted in a court-martial in 1848. In this comprehensive biography, Andrew Rolle carefully examines the historical record with a psychobiographical approach that explores and explains the many irrationalities of Frémont’s character.

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He was also one of California's first two senators (1850), America's first Republican candidate for president (1856), a Civil War general, and the territorial governor of Arizona (1878-83).

Bibliographic Details. Title: John Charles Fremont: Character As Destiny. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press. Publication Date: 1991.

John Charles Frémont or Fremont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer, military officer, and politician. He was a US Senator from California, and in 1856 was the first Republican candidate for President of the United States

John Charles Frémont or Fremont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer, military officer, and politician. He was a US Senator from California, and in 1856 was the first Republican candidate for President of the United States. During the Mexican–American War, Frémont, a major in the . Army, took control of California from the California Republic in 1846

As an explorer, John Charles Frémont led five expeditions into the American West--two of them disastrous. He was also one of Californiaâ?s first two senators (1850), Americaâ?s first Republican candidate for president (1856), a Civil War general, and the territorial governor of Arizona (1878-83). But his life was one of rash and rebellious conduct against authority. During the Mexican War he claimed to be the military governor of California, which resulted in a court-martial in 1848. At the outbreak of the Civil War he reentered the army as one of four major generals, outranking even Ulysses S. Grant. However, when he antagonized President Abraham Lincoln by issuing his own emancipation proclamation in advance of the presidentâ?s, Lincoln relieved him of command. In this comprehensive biography, Andrew Rolle carefully examines the historical record with a psychobiographical approach that explores and explains the many irrationalities of Frémontâ?s character.