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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Long before the Civil War the downward pull of economic forces had brought them almost to the negro's level . The mechanics , carpenters , bricklayers and other working men of the towns were hardly any better off than the poor white ...
If threats and whipping failed , the process of elimination was brought to a close by a quiet murder — also by unknown parties . Most of the army officers shared with the Southerners an active dislike for the politicians and carpet ...
The news came that the failure had been brought about by overdrafts on the part of Grant & Ward . “ But that can't be , ” said Ulysses , Jr. “ We have more than six hundred thousand dollars on deposit . ” Mr. Ward did not appear at the ...
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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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