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  • 1. Manuel Perez 10/27/11 Orange 3Famous influential person
  • 2. Introduction• Who he was• Childhood• Career• Successes• Beliefs• Goals/dreams
  • 3. Hiram Ulysses Grant• born in Point Pleasant on April 27, 1822• 18th President of the United States• Died July 23, 1885, Mount McGregor, New York
  • 4. Childhood• Father was a tanner• he had no interest in military life• Forced to go to west point military academy• Given the name Ulysses S. Grant at west point
  • 5. Early Military career• Second Lieut., 4th Infantry• fought in the Mexican War• Cited twice for bravery.• He resigned from the Army in 1854
  • 6. Military career during civil war• Major-General, U. S. Army• led troops to fight battles in the western theater• He was both praised and criticized• helped end the Civil War
  • 7. Presidential career• Soon After civil war grant was elected president• Grant wanted to ratify of the Fifteenth Amendment• sent the military to protect African Americans from newly formed terrorist groups
  • 8. Successes• He captured Fort Donelson, Tennessee in February 1862• He captured Vicksburg• He broke the Confederate hold on Chattanooga, Tennessee• April 9, 1865, Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House• settling of the Alabama claims dispute with Great Britain
  • 9. Beliefs and morals• Born Methodist• Was not religious• Did not believe in slavery
  • 10. Dreams and goals• Helped end slavery
  • 11. Conclusion• Who he was• Childhood• Career• Successes• Beliefs• Goals/dreams
  • 12. Work cited• American President: Ulysses Simpson Grant." Miller Center. 2011. Web. 02 Nov. 2011. <http://millercenter.org/president/grant>.• Davis, Todd, and Marc Frey. The New Big Book of U.S. Presidents. Philadelphia: Courage, 2000. Print.• Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt., Curt Johnson, and Davis L. Bongard. The Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography: An Invaluable Compilitation and Assesment of the 3000 Most Important Worldwide Military Figures from Earliest times to the Present. Edison: Harper/Collins, 1995. Print.• Morgan, Keya. Uylsses S Grant Home Page. Uylsses S Grant Home Page, 2009. Web. 19 Oct. 2011. <http://www.empirenet.com/~ulysses/>.

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