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Ulysses S. Grant
Transcript of Ulysses S. Grant
Our 18th President
Born July 23, 1822 in Wilton, NY
Died of throat cancer at 63 yrs old
In office 1869- 1877
Was a general in the military before office.
He was giving blacks more power, helping them.
"Let us have peace," he said.
Henry Wilson(on right)
Schuyler Colfax (on right)
Popular despite scandals
He was honest
North was thankful he stopped the Civil War
Dad- Jesse Root Grant
Mom- Hannah Simpson Grant
Wife- Julia Dent Grant
Son- Frederick Dent Grant
Son- Ulysses S. Grant
Son- Jesse Root Grant
Daughter- Ellen Wrenshall Grant
United States Military Academy
5 '7" tall
sort of muscular
wavy brown hair
modest, soft spoken
About Him Inside & Out:
"My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent."
"If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail."
Significance in History:
Ended Civil War
Capture of Vicksburg in 1863
Prominent Union General in Civil War
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State Flower: columbine
State Bird: Lark Bunting
State Tree: Blue Spruce
Motto: Nothing Without Providence