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 negro's influence on the civilization where he was held in bondage was intangible , but powerful . Faded remnants of it exist even to - day , although the terrific shock of the Civil War tore the two races apart and created a new ...
Then , as more slaves joined him they would be supplied with arms — contributed by Northern abolitionists — and a chain of mountain fortresses , held by negroes , could be extended farther into the South . This seems to have been his ...
Even that could be endured , but how could he endure the remembrance of swindled investors , and of the name of Grant being held up to scorn or pity , which is worse than scorn ? When the full story of Ward's duplicity had come out ...
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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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