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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These opinions did not suit the ultra - abolitionists , but most of them voted with the Republican party . ... It said nothing about abolition ( many influential Republicans were not abolitionists ) , and it distinctly accepted the ...
That would not do at all — looking at the matter from the Republican standpoint , and considering the probability that the ... The Southern Democrats , combined with those of the North and a few liberal Republicans , might upset all the ...
6 The doings of the Grant administration estranged many Republicans of liberal tendencies . They were opposed to the Radical Southern policy of ... In time this simmering discontent boiled down into a " Liberal - Republican ” party .
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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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