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If a runaway slave from Virginia or Kentucky managed to get across the border he was fed and secreted by abolitionists , who passed him from one house to another until he reached Canada , or some other safe refuge .
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 ...
To meet the situation Congress passed in May , 1870 , an Enforcement Act , which was designed to make the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendment effective . Later on another section of the Enforcement Act came into being .
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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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