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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Gould's Mouth Waters 411 § 4 Jay Gould and James Fisk , Jr. , shrewd money - makers and complete rascals , planned a speculative campaign to obtain a corner on gold in the summer of 1869. There was not much gold in the country outside ...
The farmer's prosperity , Gould thinks , depends on maintaining the price of gold at a high level . With gold at a large premium the farmer can ship his wheat to Europe , and keep a stream of Europe's money flowing to us ...
Corbin Deceives Everybody 415 Gold passed into the 140's and was going higher . The commotion in the Gold Room reached the front page of the newspapers , and the conservative business interests of the country were sending urgent ...
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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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