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 went to Canada in 1858 and held a secret convention of about a dozen white followers and thirty - four negroes . This convention adopted a “ Provisional Constitution and Ordinance for the People of the United States .
Brown held them as prisoners in the engine house . The scion of the great Washington family sat down in grumpy discomfort on the fire engine and waited to see what would happen . The expedition also brought back George Washington's ...
He had long passed his prime , and had become a queer , crotchety man who held a mass of contradictory opinions that were continually at war with each other in his mind . He believed in a high tariff , and was so insistent about it that ...
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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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