Grant and lee a study in contrasts by bruce catton

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Grant and lee a study in contrasts by bruce catton

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Tuesday, February 6, Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts - Bruce Catton Conparison and Contrast essays are probably my favorite to read, expecially ones that are not biased by any particular belief. They allow me to see both sides for what they are and make my own judgments, draw my own conclusions.

I enjoyed this one in particular because this is one of my favorite periods of American history to read about especially because it's so close to home.

The author mentions that in contrasting Grant and Lee we find that they are very similar in spite of their differences. I say this all the time. If you take the time to appreciate the differences between you and other people, you tend to find that you are really not all that different after all.

Sometimes I feel as if there are not many people left of this caliber. And Catton was correct when he said "their behavior there put all succeeding generations of Americans in their debt.

As the author says, Lee was the confederacy. He would have been a martyr. And while I am from the south, I do not really identify with Lee so much.

As great a man as he seemed to have been, I still think he was a little narrow minded. He never saw the bigger picture as far as I am concerned.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 exist in the country today. 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.

Grant and lee a study in contrasts by bruce catton

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Grant and Lee may be viewed differently but they both exemplified characteristics that should be part of how we as humans act. Catton, Bruce. "Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts.". Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

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