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Mr. Sumner , champion of the abolitionists in the Senate , had & scholarly manner and a vitriolic tongue . ... or two of the Senate's time in a verbal castigation of the aged Senator Butler , of South Carolina .
His trial before the Senate began on March 30 , 1868 . It was the first time in our history that a President had been brought before the bar of the Senate on charges of impeachment , and the nation almost held its breath in the thrill ...
Grant wanted Sumner removed from his place as Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee , and he spoke to a number of senators about it , unofficially . The Senate stood ready to support the administration in most measures of public ...
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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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