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Congress Defies Johnson 389 newspaper man with the presidential party , “ to see the President of the United States standing on a platform , facing a laughing and indifferent crowd , his face flushed with passion , his hands clenching ...
The Credit Mobilier scandal had hardly passed into history before Congress became involved in another financial affair called the Back Pay Grab . This particular grab was different from the other grabs of the epoch in that it was open ...
Congress Acts 497 patting through Congress a bill that would restore him to his former rank in the army , with a provision for his retirement immediately on full pay . This measure had been defeated . several times by the Congressional ...
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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