Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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HE war between the President and Congress began in a splutter of speeches and threats . If Johnson had shown any desire to meet the moderates half - way , he might have voted down the Radicals and obtained control of legislation .
He was removed - or suspendedin 1867 , immediately after Congress adjourned , and General Grant was appointed Secretary of War ad interim . Johnson , at that time , still thought that Grant was on his side in the controversy with ...
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 ...
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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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