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The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Volume 21: November 1, 1870 - May 31, 1871

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Description for The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Volume 21: November 1, 1870 - May 31, 1871 Hardcover. Presenting papers pertaining to Grant's first term in office, this volume covers areas such as his climb-down over the annexation of Santo Domingo, legislation to facilitate federal intervention in the persecution of blacks in the South, his Indian policy and the Treaty of Washington. Editor(s): Ferraro, William M.; Lisec, Aaron M.; Dotson, Sue E. Num Pages: 544 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BG; HBJK; HBLL; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 247 x 164 x 46. Weight in Grams: 1365.
In the spring of 1871, Ulysses S. Grant wrote to an old friend that as president he was ""the most persecuted individual on the Western Continent."" Grant had not sought the office, and halfway through his first term he chafed under its many burdens. Grant’s cherished project to annex Santo Domingo, begun early in his administration, entered a crucial period. Grant agreed to a tactical compromise: Rather than vote the controversial treaty down, Congress sent a commission to investigate the island. Grant’s message submitting the report, hammered out over labored drafts, bore a defensive tone and asked Congress to postpone ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Southern Illinois University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
568
Place of Publication
Carbondale, United States
ISBN
9780809321971
SKU
V9780809321971
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-3

About
John Y. Simon is a professor of history, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He has written or edited, in addition to the published volumes of the Grant Papers, four books, among which is The Personal Memoirs of Julia Dent Grant.

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