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 Legal Tender Act was passed only after considerable debate ; the administration urged its passage as an absolute necessity . After that there were other emissions of paper money , until ...
The Credit Mobilier scandal had hardly passed into history before Congress became involved in another financial affair called the Back Pay Grab . This particular grab was different from the other grabs of the epoch in that it was open ...
When they arrived they passed first into a large ante - chamber where the Prince of Wales was playing with his two boys - one of whom is now King George V. The other guests had not come . The Prince came forward , shook hands with the ...
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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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