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CHAPTER XXVI GRANT BECOMES PRESIDENT § 1 T ( HE war between the President and Congress began in a splutter of speeches and threats . If Johnson had shown any desire to meet the moderates half - way , he might have voted down the ...
Congress. Defies. Johnson. 389 newspaper man with the presidential party , “ to see the President of the United States standing on a platform , facing a laughing and indifferent crowd , his face flushed with passion , his hands ...
He was removed - or suspendedin 1867 , immediately after Congress adjourned , and General Grant was appointed Secretary of War ad interim . Johnson , at that time , still thought that Grant was on his side in the controversy with ...
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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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