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 rendition of fugitives was put in the hands of the United States marshals , but the supposed slave was not given a chance to have a jury trial , or any appeal to the courts . All the slave - owner had to do was to submit an ...
Slaves trained in the mechanical trades were hired out by their owners at low wages . ... In Charleston in 1848 there were one hundred and twenty slave carpenters against one hundred and nineteen whites engaged in the same occupation ...
4 It was impossible to defend slave industrialism with reasons that were intelligible to the civilized world . Not only the Northern states , but indeed the whole of civilization had outgrown the idea of negro slavery .
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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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