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But Woodward recognizes that there was a case for President Grant : he believed in sound money , and used his veto power to repel inflation of the currency . He favored reform of the Civil Service and urged Congress to provide for a ...
We have here , then , an aggregate of 1,120,000 available ; but we should subtract a considerable percentage - say , thirty per cent — to allow for physical disability , and for detachment on services in civil life necessary for the ...
... without leaving their seats , put through another far - reaching anti - presidential measure called the Tenure of Office Act . This bill provided that " every person holding any civil office to which he had been appointed by and ...
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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
OBSESSIONS AND FANTASIES
THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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