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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Rule or Ruin 165 some President in a brightly lighted room , with a swarm of young girls around him . He liked the adulation that youth pays to distinction . Through an arched doorway came the quick music of an old - fashioned dance ...
Congress Defies Johnson 389 newspaper man with the presidential party , " to see the President of the United States standing on a platform ... The President's opponents were quick to take advantage of his decline in popular favor .
Grant replied that he had never given the President any reason to believe that he would disobey the law , and that he considered Congress the final authority . He continued in the same letter : 393 And now , Mr. President , when my ...
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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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