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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All the slave - owner had to do was to submit an affidavit to the effect that the negro belonged to him , and take possession . This could be done through an agent or attorney ; the owner of the slave was not even required to make a ...
HE Southern legislatures , existing by the grace of Andrew Johnson , applied themselves to a practical solution of the negro problem . A number of laws came from these deliberations , laws that varied slightly according to the ...
The votes of negro legislators were bought and sold in all the Southern states . Zebulon B. Vance , of North Carolina , tells an amusing story of an elderly negro member of the legislature of his state who was found late at night in his ...
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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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