Sam Houston - This character is the subject of the biography. He was an impatient youth who yearned for adventure and so he spent several years in Cherokee country.
David G. Burnet - This character, along with Sam Houston, was one of the fathers of Texas, and he was chosen to be interim president.
Chief Oo-loo-te-ka - This character was a Cherokee who Houston met with as a young man.
Congressman William Stanbery - This character wrote a newspaper article questioning the ethics of Sam Houston.
Andrew Jackson - This character was a military general and then president.
Santa Anna - This character was a military general who violently seized dictatorial power within Mexico.
John Calhoun - This character was a leading politician from South Carolina.
Margaret Houston - This character was the wife of Sam Houston.
James K. Polk - This character was a proponent of...
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