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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Planters from the Carolinas carried small armies of slaves to the rich young lands of Mississippi . Slavery ran like a tidal wave across the Gulf states . Whitney's invention was the most momentous achievement of a single individual ...
They carried innumerable mascots - eagles , goats , dogs , and so on , as well as all sorts of flags . The Confederate troops were particularly joyous . The volunteer companies gave their organizations such fierce names as " Tigers ...
Their operations were carried on so quietly that even their own . brokers did not know what they were trying to do ... had to be taken care of , and a million dollars ' worth of contracts was bought for him , and carried by Gould .
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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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