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Years in office:  1869-1877 Pre-service occupations:  officer (1842-1854), farmer, clerk, salesman, general (1861-1865), general in chief (1...
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Number 18: Ulysses S. Grant

Years in office: 1869-1877 Pre-service occupations: officer (1842-1854), farmer, clerk, salesman, general (1861-1865), general in chief (1864-1869) Key events during his administration: Reconstruction (ended 1877), “Black Friday” (1869), Treaty of Washington (1871), battle of Little Big Horn (1876), formation of the Justice Department (1870), 15th Amendment added to the Constitution (1870), veto of the inflation bill (1874) and signing of the Specie Resumption act (1875), Colorado added to…

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General Grant Colorization

[General Ulysses S. Grant photographed Before and After the Battle of Vicksburg] via  Miller, Francis Trevelyan and Robert S. Lanier, “...

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[General Ulysses S. Grant photographed Before and After the Battle of Vicksburg] via Miller, Francis Trevelyan and Robert S. Lanier, “...

N. C. WYETH General Ulysses S. Grant, 1922

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Some illustrations with an American Civil War theme... General William Tecumseh Sherman, by N.C. Wyeth, 1922. Ulysses S. Grant, by N.C. Wyeth, 1922. Illustrated envelope, by John Severin, 1942. Illustration for "The Spy Wore Crinoline," American Weekly, April 24, 1955. Art by Walter Baumhofer Abraham Lincoln by Jack Davis. From the book Meet Abraham Lincoln by Barbara Cary, 1965. See the rest of Davis' exquisite illustrations for this book at Bostworld.

Ulysses S. Grant 13 Presidents Who Were Alarmingly Hot When They Were Young
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13 Presidents Who Were Alarmingly Hot When They Were Young

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"I am by birth a citizen of a country where there are more Irishmen, either native born or the descendants of Irishmen, than there are in all of Ireland.” he said.

Ulysses S. Grant, first US president to ever visit Ireland

"I am by birth a citizen of a country where there are more Irishmen, either native born or the descendants of Irishmen, than there are in all of Ireland.” he said.

Ellen Wrenshall "Nellie" Jones (1855 - 1922) and her husband Algernon Sartoris. Ellen was the third child and only daughter of former President Ulysses S Grant and Julia Dent Grant
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Ellen Wrenshall “Nellie” Grant Jones (1855-1922)...

Ellen Wrenshall "Nellie" Jones (1855 - 1922) and her husband Algernon Sartoris. Ellen was the third child and only daughter of former President Ulysses S Grant and Julia Dent Grant

Ulysses S. Grant and Family

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Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.

Grant and Julia painting.

Grant and Julia painting.

Historians generally concur that FIRST LADY JULIA GRANT relished her role as First Lady. She  refurbished the White House and became famous for the extravagant dinner parties and dances that she sponsored. She also was one of the most egalitarian First Ladies, inviting people of every color to visit the White House, although her staff, unbeknownst to her, routinely banned racial minorities.
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Julia D. Grant

Historians generally concur that FIRST LADY JULIA GRANT relished her role as First Lady. She refurbished the White House and became famous for the extravagant dinner parties and dances that she sponsored. She also was one of the most egalitarian First Ladies, inviting people of every color to visit the White House, although her staff, unbeknownst to her, routinely banned racial minorities.

MRS. GRANT AND MADAME JULE, by Jennifer Chiaverini - one of March's top picks! #BNReads
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March's Top Picks in Fiction

In this month's excellent crop of new novels, Kazuo Ishiguro returns with a fable-like story, a poet makes her much-discussed debut with a modern retelling of Madame Bovary, and Coco Chanel stars in a novel inspired by the fashion queen's life. {{ean1}}The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro Ishiguro’s first novel in

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The Best Writings Of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mrs. Ulysses-Grant, daughter Nellie + son | by Jane Smith, CEO, I-Temp
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Mrs. Ulysses-Grant, daughter Nellie + son

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How the Mexican-American War Inspired President Ulysses S. Grant
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How the Mexican-American War inspired President Ulysses S. Grant

With a president in office who wants a border wall, this year's President's Day is a good time to consider another U.S. president's view of Mexico.