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It was through the onrush of moral ideas that he wanted to abolish the slave system . Garrison and his friends could never exchange ideas with the advocates of slavery because the opposing sides lived on different planes of existence ...
Grant wanted Sumner removed from his place as Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee , and he spoke to a number of senators about it , unofficially . The Senate stood ready to support the administration in most measures of public ...
He wanted to play a star part in the financial world , yet he had absolutely no capacity for commercial or financial operations . But he thought he had — and his delusion was not as strange as it seems . It is common among men who have ...
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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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