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  • Ulysses S. Grant 18 th President Republican 1869-1876 “ Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor”
  • 1868 election
    • VOTE AS YOU SHOT!
    • WAVING THE BLOODY SHIRT!
  • Now we can get some work done!
    • Transcontinental Railroad-1869
  • Workers
    • Crocker
    • Stanford
    • Casement
    • Huntington
  • 15 th Amendment
    • Hiram Revels-1 st black senator, takes DAVIS seat, 1870!
  • Yellowstone National Park-1872
  • Era of Good “Stealings!”
    • Fisk-Gould-1869
    • Credit-Mobilier-1872
    • $72 million contracts for
    • $53 million dollars work
    • VP Schuyler Colfax in on it!
  • Tweed Ring- Tammany Hall
    • 200 million dollars taken from NY taxpayers!
    • Samuel Tilden prosecuted him
    • Caught in Spain!
  • Grant us another term?
  • What if…
    • Horace Greeley died three weeks after the election!
    • 0 electoral votes!
    • Newspaper editor and a republican who was critical of Grant
  • Also…Susan B. Anthony votes!
  • Women’s Christian Temperance Movement-1873
  • Comstock laws
    • NO "obscene, lewd, and/or lascivious" materials through the mail, including contraceptive devices and information.
    Anthony Comstock U.S. Postal inspector
  • 2 nd term… “era of good stealings continue!”
    • Whiskey Ring-1875
    William Belknap Appointed appoint Caleb Marsh to lead an Indian post in exchange for $24,000!
  • Also- Panic of 1873
    • Jay Cooke and Co. goes bankrupt-RR investments!
    • Fisk Gould
    • Paying costs of War
  • Battle of Little Big Horn-1876
    • Custer’s Last Stand- Montana
    • Paha Sapa
    • 200 U.S. Calvary killed, led by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull
  • Grant us a third term? NO!
  • Legacy
  • Lobbyist!
    • The Willard Hotel
  • Grant’s tomb-Manhattan
    • 1822–1885
    • Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb?
    • Funeral service-President, Cabinet, Congress, and Supreme Court
  • Flawed success or abject failure?