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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The few Mexican inhabitants of Corpus Christi were tremendously excited by the sudden appearance of Manifest Destiny in their midst . Nobody in the village had ever possessed more than five dollars in cash , but they had chickens ...
He appeared to realize that he was beset by a pressing danger , and manifested by manner more than in words that he was relieved by my arrival . Certainly there was none of that masterly confidence which has since been assumed with ...
Mr. Schenck's sole claim to distinction rests on his authorship of one of the best treatises on poker - playing that has ever appeared in print . Schenck made a great hit in London at first . He taught the art and science of poker to ...
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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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