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Ulysses S. Grant


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Ulysses S. Grant

  1. 1. ULYSSES S GRANT By Brianna Shipman
  2. 2. Who Was Ulysses Grant ◦ He was a general for the US army during the American civil war ◦ He was the commanding general at the end of the war ◦ He was also elected the 18th president of the United States of America &ei=VAMDWvCIA4mf0gLTpaaQBA&q=ulysses+s+grant&oq=ulysses+s+gra nt&gs_l=img.3..0l10.2121.4806.0.5027. .64.img..1.14.1826....0.BukziYF5sLc#imgrc=Q6W5Yy0sOgXs7M:&spf=1510146 906728
  3. 3. His early life ◦ He was born on April 27th 1822 in Point Pleasant Ohio ◦ Growing up he was really shy, he was the quiet kid and didn’t really have any interest in many things ◦ His dad wanted him to take over his fathers business but Ulysses had no interest and his dad understood that ◦ When he turned 17 his dad had arranged for him to join the US Army =VAMDWvCIA4mf0gLTpaaQBA&q=ulysses+s+grant&oq=ulysses+s+grant&gs_l =img.3..0l10.2121.4806.0.5027. 4.1826....0.BukziYF5sLc#imgrc=NNCZhdo3Gi5sTM:&spf=1510147099963
  4. 4. More about him ◦ He attended and graduated west point in 1842 ◦ He married Julia dent, and they married in 1848 ◦ They married after Ulysses got out of the Mexican American war. ◦ After they got married they had 4 kids together ◦ The kids names were Fredrick, Ulysses Jr., Nellie, and Jesse. &sa=1&ei=WgMDWr_IIcPamAHWwoqACw&q=ulysses+s+grant +and+his+wife&oq=ulysses+s+grant+and+his+wife&gs_l=psy- ab.3..0.287408.290563.0.290697. ..0...1.1.64.psy- ab..1.12.1615...0i67k1j0i30k1j0i24k1.0.5pQYa71SlNk#imgrc=S6o 64QVQ9ESBXM:&spf=1510147199431
  5. 5. What wars was Ulysses in ◦ Mexican-American war ◦ During the Mexican American war Ulysses was a junior officer with the 4th United States Infantry in Missouri. ◦ He fought the Mexican-American war ◦ American civil war ◦ “In 1865, as commanding general, Ulysses S. Grant led the Union Armies to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War.” ◦ He also had help from Abraham Lincoln =WgMDWr_IIcPamAHWwoqACw&q=ulysses+s+grant+and+his+wife&oq= ulysses+s+grant+and+his+wife&gs_l=psy- ab.3..0.287408.290563.0.290697. sy- ab..1.12.1615...0i67k1j0i30k1j0i24k1.0.5pQYa71SlNk#imgrc=5OPcyVVKzcGh oM:&spf=1510147199438
  6. 6. His status in the Army ◦ He was the 6th commanding general of the united states ◦ He was in office from March 9th 1864 to March 4th 1869. ◦ He was also a junior officer with the 4th united states infantry in Missouri ce=hp&biw=1366&bih=673&ei=VAMDWvCIA4 mf0gLTpaaQBA&q=ulysses+s+grant&oq=ulysse s+s+grant&gs_l=img.3..0l10.2121.4806.0.5027.1 4.1826....0.BukziYF5sLc#imgrc=XiVc7fXP9xEBFM: &spf=1510147099963
  7. 7. Becoming President ◦ He became president March 4th 1869 ◦ He was the youngest president ◦ When he was elected president he was 46 years old ◦ “ Though Grant was highly scrupulous, his administration was tainted with scandal.” =VAMDWvCIA4mf0gLTpaaQBA&q=ulysses+s+grant&oq=ulysses+s+grant&gs_l =img.3..0l10.2121.4806.0.5027. 4.1826....0.BukziYF5sLc#imgrc=eNfEorrdW_ZcXM:&spf=1510147099975
  8. 8. Ulysses as president ◦ He was elected for 2 terms ◦ He had 2 different vice presidents ◦ His first vice president was Schuyler Colfax ◦ His second vice president was Henry Wilson &bih=673&ei=VAMDWvCIA4mf0gLTpaaQBA&q=ulysses+s+grant& oq=ulysses+s+grant&gs_l=img.3..0l10.2121.4806.0.5027. 0.141.1846.0j14.14.0....0...1.1.64.img..1.14.1826....0.BukziYF5sLc#imgrc =uW2kdvKf91oZ3M:&spf=1510147099975
  9. 9. Citations ◦ Biography. ulysses-s-grant- 9318285. Accessed 8 Nov. 2017. ◦ PBS. Accessed 8 Nov. 2017. ◦ The White House. Accessed 6 Nov. 2017. ◦ wikipedia. Accessed 8 Nov. 2017.