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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There was , indeed , no choice expressed by the popular vote , though the Republicans carried enough states of large population - such as New York , Pennsylvania and Ohio — to give Lincoln one hundred and eighty electoral votes against ...
McClellan was nominated by the Democrats on a platform which meant that every vote for him was a vote against the McClellan received 1,800,000 votes against Lincoln's 2,200,000 , and it seems probable that he would have got an actual ...
He wanted to see Johnson convicted , and he went to the trouble of calling on various Senators at their homes for the purpose of persuading them to vote for impeachment . After six weeks of testimony and argument the Senate voted on May ...
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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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