Ulysses Grant


Ulysses GrantUlysses Simpson Grant (1822-85) was the 18th President of the Unbited States, serving from 1869 to 1877.

Grant was a successful general in the Union army during the American Civil War. As President, he tried to finally get rid of the last vestiges of slavery, and he dealt skilfully with foreign affairs. However, after winning re-election in 1872 his reputation suffered from economic difficulties and corruption scandals.

Succeeded By:

Rutherford B Hayes
Rutherford B Hayes

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