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The presidency of Ulysses S. Grant : preserving the Civil War's legacy

Author: Paul Kahan
Publisher: Yardley, Pennsylvania : Westholme Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kahan focuses on the unique cultural, economic, and political forces brought about by the Civil War and how Grant addressed them during his two terms as president.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kahan
ISBN: 9781594162732 1594162735
OCLC Number: 1043758435
Description: xiii, 191, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : "mistakes have been made" --
"There are but two parties now, traitors and patriots" --
"Whatever may be the orders of my superiors, and law, I will execute" --
"A great soldier might be a baby politician" --
"When I said 'let us have peace, ' I meant it" --
"The man and the fanatic" --
"Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions" --
"The Northern mind ... runs away from the past" --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Paul Kahan.

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Focusing only on Grant's two terms, the author demonstrates Grant's belief that he was the only per- son capable of maintaining the changes wrought by the Civil War.  Read more...

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