Bruce Catton Grant And Lee Essays and Term Papers

  • The Privileged Vs. The self-Reliant

    Privileged Vs. The self-Reliant In the essay “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts,” Bruce Catton claims that the two Civil War generals represented “two diametrically opposed elements in American life.” For Catton, Lee symbolized an aristocrat, while Grant embodied a democrat. This opposition does still...

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  • On Class and Gender

    Grant and Lee: A study in Contrasts” By Bruce Catton Bruce Catton’s purpose in writing was to explain how the two generals personalities were different. “They were two strong men, these oddly different generals, and they represented the strengths of two conflicting currents that, through...

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  • Grant and Lee a Study in Contrasts

    Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts,” written by Bruce Catton compares and contrasts the characteristics and lives of two leaders of the Civil War. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, two very strong and very different generals, met on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House in Virginia to bring to...

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  • Grant/Lee a Comparison and Contrast

    GRANT AND LEE: A COMPARISON AND CONTRAST Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are two of the most effective military leaders in American history. These men have become symbolic of the two nations at conflict during the Civil War. Both had very different backgrounds and personalities...

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  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant made an everlasting impact on our country by preserving the Union and keeping America as one. He is a huge figure in early American society. He was not only one of our greatest generals; he was also a President of the United States. Ulysses S. Grant was born on...

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  • In a Study and Contrast

    In a study in Contrasts” by Bruce Catton, beginning p.191, Lee was a General for the Confederate army who grew up wealthy and had everything given to him. He also believed in the separation of classes, which meant if your blood line was rich and had some type of power, it would be passed on to the next...

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  • Civil War Essay

    You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it.” (Catton, Bruce, and Richard M. Ketchum. The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War). Abraham Lincoln was resolved to be President of the whole Union...

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  • Lee: the Gentlemen’s Gentleman

    Lee: The Gentlemen’s Gentleman Robert E. Lee was considered by many in the South and even by some in the North to be the epitome of what a gentleman should be. Ulysses S. Grant was the North’s answer to Lee. “They were two strong men, these oddly different generals, and they represented the strengths...

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  • Exam

    For example, the end of a paragraph by Bruce Catton uses a demonstrative adjective, "these," to modify the subject of the topic sentence so that it will refer to a noun in the last sentence of the preceding paragraph: When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox...

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  • American Civil War and Reconstruction

    door for the Union to gain control over the Mississippi River, which was a strategic operation on behalf of the Union Army, and it allowed Ulysses S. Grant to demonstrate his strategic leadership abilities. President Abraham Lincoln said, “Vicksburg is the key. The war can never be brought to a close until...

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  • Paragraph Transitions

    For example, the end of a paragraph by Bruce Catton uses a demonstrative adjective, "these," to modify the subject of the topic sentence so that it will refer to a noun in the last sentence of the preceding paragraph: When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at...

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  • Civil War

    had lost an enormous amount of lives, but had more than enough to lose in comparison to the South. General Grant became known as the "Butcher" (Grant, Ulysses S., Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, New York: Charles L. Webster & Co.,1894) and many wanted to see him removed. But Lincoln stood firm with...

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  • HELP !!!!

    of Little Rain" (1903) Part 1 #2 Francis Bacon "Of Studies” (1625) Part 5 #7 Judy Brady "Why I Want a Wife" (1971) Part 3 #12 Bruce Catton "Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts" (1956) Part 3 #2 Gilbert Keith Chesterton "A Piece of Chalk" (1905) Part 1 #8 Daniel Defoe "The Education...

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  • Transistional Phrases, and MEAL Paragraphs

    For example, the end of a paragraph by Bruce Catton uses a demonstrative adjective, "these," to modify the subject of the topic sentence so that it will refer to a noun in the last sentence of the preceding paragraph: When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox...

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  • Paragraph Transitions

    For example, the end of a paragraph by Bruce Catton uses a demonstrative adjective, "these," to modify the subject of the topic sentence so that it will refer to a noun in the last sentence of the preceding paragraph: When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox...

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  • Essay

    comparison by the historian Bruce Catton. Using the point-by-point method, he compares two legendary generals from the American Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant, head of the Union Army, and Robert E. Lee, leader of the Confederate forces of the South. Model Paragraph: Grant and Lee Topic sentence Different...

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  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant APUSH Mr. Franklin Ulysses S. Grant’s parents, Jesse and Hannah Grant Ulysses S. Grant’s parents, Jesse and Hannah Grant Ulysses S. Grant (originally Hiram Ulysses Grant) was born in April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio during the “Era of good feelings.” Grant’s family...

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  • Bus Law

    Reponses to Question 1 through 6 on “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts” on page 493-494 of Model for Writers 1.In paragraph 10-12, Catton discusses what he considers to be the most striking contrast between Grant and Lee. That different is that while Lee saw himself defending only his region,...

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  • Mr. Lincoln's Army Book Report

    Mr. Lincoln’s Army When it comes to recording the history of our wonderful country, books are very important. The book Mr. Lincoln’s Army by Bruce Catton can be described as one of those history books that carefully spell out the ins and outs of that period of time. In this book review, I will address...

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  • A Stillness At Appomatox

    Stillness at Appomattox gives and inside view of what happened during the civil war. This novel covers the final years of the war through the surrender of Lee and his rebel army. It was not simply about the issue of slavery, but about the inability of people to compromise and look outside of their ingrained...

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