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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“ For United States ! ” somebody shouts . “ That's what U. S. stands for . We're going to have a fellow here named after this great big United States . " " No , it doesn't , " comes another voice from the crowd , “ there isn't anybody ...
He believed , as did many other Americans , that the French attempt to force the Archduke Maximilian upon Mexico was an affront to the United States ... and it was , of course , an insolent defiance of the Monroe Doctrine .
McMaster , John B. , A History of the People of the United States During Lincoln's Administration . New York , 1927 . McPherson , Edward , The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion .
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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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