Ulysses S. Grant

Born April 27, 1822
Birth PlacePoint Pleasant, Ohio
Birth nameHiram Ulysses Grant
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Julia Dent Grant
DiedJuly 23, 1885
Death PlaceMount McGregor, New York

Ulysses S. Grant was served as the 18th President of the United States. He is a military commander through the Civil War and post war Reconstruction periods. Under Grant's command, the Union Army overcome the Confederate military and ended the Confederate States of America. Fighting in the Mexican American War, he was a close viewer of the techniques of Generals Zachary Taylor and Winfield Scott. He became the first president to provide two full terms since Andrew Jackson did so forty years earlier. He led renovation by signing and enforcing civil rights laws and fighting Ku Klux Klan violence. He absent office at the low point of his popularity. In 1880 he made an ineffective bid for a third presidential term. In 1884, broke and dying of cancer, he wrote his extremely successful memoirs.

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