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These opinions did not suit the ultra - abolitionists , but most of them voted with the Republican party . ... It said nothing about abolition ( many influential Republicans were not abolitionists ) , and it distinctly accepted the ...
That would not do at all — looking at the matter from the Republican standpoint , and considering the probability that the ... The Southern Democrats , combined with those of the North and a few liberal Republicans , might upset all the ...
A Liberal - Republican convention met at Cincinnati in May , 1872 , and nominated Horace Greeley for President . The vicepresidential nominee was B. Gratz Brown . The nomination of Greeley was a gigantic mistake .
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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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