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No doubt this labor strain left other and more lasting effects than fatigue . He was precocious , but his ... The effect was to create an outward hard shell of maturity over a personality that was still essentially juvenile .
It led to a prosperity that was temporary and fictitious , for though the abundance of money had the effect of raising the wages of labor , it increased the price of all the necessaries of life at the same time .
All the slave - owner had to do was to submit an affidavit to the effect that the negro belonged to him , and take possession . This could be done through an agent or attorney ; the owner of the slave was not even required to make a ...
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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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