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 gold received from the customs was held in reserve to pay interest on the government's gold bonds . This flood of legal tender paper money , without any gold reserve behind it , and without an accompanying promise of redemption at a ...
Jay Gould and James Fisk , Jr. , shrewd money - makers and complete rascals , planned a speculative campaign to obtain a corner on gold in the summer of 1869. There was not much gold in the country outside the national treasury ...
99 Gold passed into the 140's and was going higher . The commotion in the Gold Room reached the front page of the newspapers , and the conservative business interests of the country were sending urgent telegrams to the Treasury wanting ...
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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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