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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By nine o'clock the road was open , the Federal army was demoralized , and the whole Confederate garrison could have escaped . But now Floyd's asininity comes to the front . He thought that the whole of Grant's army was in retreat ...
During the next two years more than a thousand people in the South as a whole were tried and convicted under the Ku - Klux Act . Ten years later the Supreme Court declared it to be unconstitutional . Grant was bewildered by these ...
“ The whole condition of things at the South is shameful , and I am ready for a movement now to emancipate the whites . No doubt the government is bound to protect the misintelligence of the blacks , but surely not at the expense of 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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