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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The few Mexican inhabitants of Corpus Christi were tremendously excited by the sudden appearance of Manifest Destiny in their midst . Nobody in the village had ever possessed more than five dollars in cash , but they had chickens ...
It came to the surface sometimes in new and fantastic literary movements , in schemes for regenerating the world , in strange religions — like Mormonism ; but more often it appeared in liquor - drinking and fighting .
As soon as Grant appeared on board he " fell ill , ” to use Dana's refined language . He was so ill that he tumbled into a berth and lay there like a dead man . As they came near Satartia a Federal gunboat met them , and Dana learned ...
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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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