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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Rule or Ruin 165 some President in a brightly lighted room , with a swarm of young girls around him . He liked the adulation that youth pays to distinction . Through an arched doorway came the quick music of an old - fashioned dance ...
389 newspaper man with the presidential party , " to see the President of the United States standing on a platform , facing a laughing and ... The President's opponents were quick to take advantage of his decline in popular favor .
President of the United States , settled the matter . No jury would convict Babcock after the President had spoken so handsomely of him . So Babcock was acquitted . When he appeared at the White House , obviously ill at ease , to resume ...
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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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