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Before Scott's troops had left Mexico , and the echoes of the war were still in the air , gold was discovered in California . Within four years the gold supply of the world was quadrupled , and as this so - called precious metal ran ...
The farmer's prosperity , Gould thinks , depends on maintaining the price of gold at a high level . With gold at a large premium the farmer can ship his wheat to Europe , and keep a stream of Europe's money flowing to us ...
Corbin Deceives Everybody 415 Gold passed into the 140's and was going higher . The commotion in the Gold Room reached the front page of the newspapers , and the conservative business interests of the country were sending urgent ...
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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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