Essays Tagged: "Ulysses Grant"

The Grant Years, speaks of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant was a heroic figure for many reasons. He was a great leader of the Union forces dur ... ant built a cabin named Hardscrabble on his farm now known as Grant's Farm in Grantwood, St. Louis. Ulysses S. Grant died on July 23, 1885 after battling throat cancer for several months (World Book C ... for several months (World Book CD-ROM, 1995). His wife Julia Grant died in 1902 and was buried with Ulysses S. Grant at the Grant National Memorial in New York City (World Book CD-ROM, 1995).Being sta ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

About Robert E. Lee

would later serve with and against; James Longstreet, Thomas J. Jackson, George Pickett, and U. S. Grant. In 1852 he was a superintendent at West Point, where he remained for three years until 1855, ... defeated at Gettysburg. On April 9, 1865 Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Grant and the Symbol of the South and the General in Chief was no longer. Following the war Lee was ...

(2 pages) 73 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Famous people of the Civil War.

Ullysses S. GrantUlysses Simpson Grant served effectively with Zachary Taylor'sarmy at Monterey during the Mexican wa ... wing year Lee led his army against a series of bloody attacksagainst the Northern Army commanded by Ulysses S. Grant. Robert Leewas one of the best commanders during the Civil War and was anAmerican h ... f an army at the First Battle of BullRun. At the Battle of Shiloh, he was in charge of a division inUlysses Grant's army. The confederate army made a surprise attack andalmost defeated Sherman. He bec ...

(9 pages) 142 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A Brief Biography of Ulysses S. Grant.

es; the little son of Jesse and Hannah Simpson Grant would change history forever. Christened Hiram Ulysses Grant, the infant soon grew to be a youngster who embraced his bucolic lifestyle. The young ... getown family farm. This eventually evolved into a passion for horsemanship that was equaled by few.Ulysses received his early education from local schools in Georgetown. At the age of fourteen, his f ...

(4 pages) 89 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Battle of Spotsylvania

econd attempt to hold the summer offensive of the United Stats Army of Potomac under the command of Ulysses S. Grant and George Meade.The scenario took play less than a week after the bloody Battle of ...

(1 pages) 22 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Civil War

about slavery. When the war was fought, virtually everyone from Lincoln, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Ulysses Grant on the Union side to Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stephens on the Confederate side ex ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

General Grant Bioagraphy/Battle of Shiloh

General Ulysses Simpson Grant is an important part of this countries war between the north and south. I am w ... north and south. I am writing a biography about this important union General to document his work. Ulysses Simpson Grant was born on April 22, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio around tw ... lermont County, Ohio around twenty-five miles away from the Ohio River. Grants birth name was Hiram Ulysses Grant her maiden name was Simpson which after she got married it became her middle name. His ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abe Lincoln

d soldiers were appointed by the President, one general especially stood out from the rest. General Ulysses S. Grant was Lincoln's main commander in 1864 and was given full support throughout his time ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Battle of Shilo.

sualties and show signs of victory, but ultimately the Union Army would gain the advantage. General Ulysses S. Grant, who would eventually accept the surrender of the Confederacy three years later, wo ...

(7 pages) 42 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ely Parker

A lifelong friend and trusted aide of Ulysses S. Grant, Ely Parker rose to the top in two worlds, that of his native Seneca Indian tribe a ... n Indian policies. Parker's attitudinal shift became part of national policy in 1869 when President Ulysses S. Grant appointed him Commissioner of Indian Affairs. He was the first American Indian to h ...

(3 pages) 37 1 4.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

A Brief Comparison Of Civil War Generals: Robert E. Lee and U.S. Grant.

The Civil War bred two of history's most brilliant military tacticians. Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee fought some of the most horrific battles known to men. Both men h ... s born on April twenty seventh in the year eighteen hundred twenty two. His name was not originally Ulysses S. Grant, however. He was to be named Hiram Ulysses after his grandfather. In 1839 he was ap ... fficers such as he.Confederate General Robert E. Lee had an upbringing very much similar to that of Ulysses S. Grant. He was brought up in a small southern town, and grew up to attend West Point just ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is an essay on the Ku Klux Klan a complete run down on the KKK during its two periods.

s soon was seen by many politicians and the light had soon hit the darkness. In late 1871 President Ulysses S. Grant signed a legislation named the Ku Klux Klan Act. Under this Act Federal troops were ...

(10 pages) 64 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robert. E. Lee After The War

3,200 confederate prisoners had been taken by this time. On April ninth Lee surrendered his army to Ulysses S. Grant, with any outward show of emotion. The surrendering of the confederate army came to ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War Test

get moral going for the north. Forts Henry and Donelson were then attacked by Don Carlos Buell and Ulysses S. Grant of the U.S. army. They were meet by Albert Sidney Johnston's forces at these places ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Presidential Wives

er, Jr. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Pages 133-146.Mrs. Julia Dent Grant was married to Ulysses S. Grant and served as First Lady during her husbands two presidential terms.Mrs. Grant was ...

(1 pages) 359 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

General william tecumseh sherm

stratagems (Sherman 3). Sherman joined forces here with other generals under the leadership of U.S. Grant and battled against Confederate General Johnston (Americana 172). He and his men fought bravel ... and leadership (McPherson 707). Sherman at this time had developed a valuable friendship with U.S. Grant, and even persuaded him from resigning after Grant received numerous false accusations (Sherma ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The American Experience: Ulysses Simpson Grant In the PBS documentary

The American Experience: Ulysses Simpson Grant In the PBS documentary series "The American Experience", Ulysses S. Grant's li ... entary with many vintage pictures shown throughout the film.In conclusion, The American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant is an extremely well-done documentary about the life and times of our 18th U.S. Pre ... he most intriguing American warriors and Presidents in U.S. history.Source The American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant. A Public Broadcasting System (PBS) documentary, taped for our home video collectio ...

(3 pages) 559 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Compare/Contrast essay on Republicans and Democrats

can presidents served our nation with great leadership and integrity these include Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Herbert Hoover and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Between those men we ended slavery, war and ...

(3 pages) 54 1 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Explain the emergence of the Ku Klux Klan in American history and the impact it had on African Americans in the South

layed an important role in restoring white rule in North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. President Ulysses S. Grant dedicated his reign as president to enforcing the Civil rights act of 1871, his enf ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Grant: a biography

istoryPeriod 5I. IntroductionA. Book1. Grant: A Biography2. A biography about the life of President Ulysses GrantB. Author1. William S. McFeely2. Professor of history at Mount Holyoke3. 1982 Pulitzer ... s-mcfeely>.Grant: A Biography, written by William S. McFeely, reflects the story about President Ulysses S. Grant who came from a family with beginnings as far back as the Seven Years War. No one e ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents