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Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States. A Civil War hero, he served two terms in the White House but was known more for the scandals that happened during his watch than his ability as a chief executive.


White House Biography
This site is FILLED with excellent details about this famous, important president.

Fun Facts
Did you know that Grant was once arrested for driving his horse too fast? Check out these Fun Facts!

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

Ulysses S. Grant: from the Internet Public Library
Good, solid presentation of the life and words of the man, from your friends at PBS

Grant's Memoirs
He finished this book just before he died. Read all about his life and times.

Grant in the Civil War and as President
LOTS of information about both periods in his life

Spartacus School Biography
Excellent story of Grant's life, with links to other important people and events

U.S. Grant: The Hero of the Civil War
Good all-around site detailing his military history and strategy for winning the war

Grant Historic Site
Find out more about his life before he was famous

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