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The Path to Power Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 1 & 2 Summary

Robert Caro
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Chapters 1 & 2 Summary and Analysis

Much of what is most important about the first chapter has already been covered. However, there is a little more to explain. John Wheeler Bunton was the first of the bunch to set the precedent that made the family so proud to watch for the lineage in certain ways. He had been a warrior and a businessman. He had been an Indian fighter - when this was a respectable challenge, and had brought success to his family in the Texan frontier. He and his wife settled into Comanche territory and created a territorial foothold in the area. They did have to put some effort into keeping their turf, and the wife is credited with having scared off some Natives by brandishing a rifle. The Bunton fame also includes having founded the first Philosophical Society of Texas; it didn't last long. The author points out that...

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