Essays Tagged: "Ulysses S. 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

The Life of George Washington

est of all. While Abraham Lincoln may be remembered as the greatest president, and Robert E. Lee or Ulysses S. Grant as the greatest general, George Washington was the most important figure the countr ...

(14 pages) 197 0 3.2 Nov/1996

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

Short answer question on the American Civil War: Explain the 'total war' policy of General Ulysses S. Grant. Do you approve of this policy?

General Ulysses S. Grant was of the Union Army in the Civil War. He had a policy knows as the 'total war' po ...

(2 pages) 85 1 1.7 Dec/2002

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

"Ulysses S. Grant: An Outstanding Military Figure and the Savior of the Civil War"

Ulysses S. Grant: An Outstanding Military Figure and the Savior of the Civil WarThough some circles ... litary figure, especially during the Civil War. One may ask, "how did President Lincoln's choice of Ulysses S. Grant to command the Union army change the outcome of the Civil War?" Though Grant led th ... ressed onward and the Union won the war. You can't keep a good man down, especially this one.Before Ulysses S. Grant was the General in Chief on the Union army, he was a regular general. He fought in ...

(4 pages) 101 1 2.8 Jan/2003

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

History of presidents.

deo about our past presidents who were great war heroes. George Washington, William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower were the great men mentioned. All of them served their cou ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Issues during the Gilded Age

ome examples include George Washington, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, and Ulysses S. Grant. This was really a cheap method of acquiring presidential office, as a great genera ... because since it encouraged the election of various war heroes who were not meant to be presidents. Ulysses S. Grant was perhaps the most prominent of these presidents, as his foolish trust of his sub ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Watergate

h the presidential sex scandal and ThomasJefferson, and in 1875 with the Whiskey Ring and President Ulysses S.Grant (Time and Again 1). Today we have the Iran-Contra affair withRonald Reagan and White ...

(10 pages) 134 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why Creation Should not be Taught In School This is a outline for why evolution and not Creation should be taught in American public schools.

ether or not creationism should be taught in public schools has raged on for over half a centaury. "Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States of America, stated 'Leave religion to the fami ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Battle Of Nashville

army. On the night of December 14, Thomas informed Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck, acting as Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's chief of staff, that he would attack the next day. Thomas planned to strike both ...

(2 pages) 941 0 0.0 Apr/2005

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

Ulysses S. Grant: A Presidency Plagued with Scandals

Ulysses S. Grant was president during a time known as the gilded age, a time when all appeared to be ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2005

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

Civil War Generals.

ivil war there were two major Generals from both sides. For the Union there was a man named General Ulysses S. Grant, and for the Confederate side it was General Robert E. Lee. Even though they were b ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2005

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

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

Grover Cleveland, a Biographical Outline

liticalA. The Republicans ruled the White House.1. Cleveland was the only Democratic president from Ulysses S. Grant to William Taft, a period of 40 years.2. The Supreme Court was mostly Republican, w ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Aug/2006

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

Review - Memoirs Of U.S. Grant

BOOK REVIEW Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. By Ulysses S. Grant, with an introduction and notes by James M. McPherson. New Yor ...

(4 pages) 16 0 1.0 Aug/2001

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

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) 572 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

War Of 1812

Politics in the Gilded Age, 1869 - 1889: The "Bloody Shirt" Elects Grant General Ulysses S. Grant, popular northern hero: rescued the Union, nominated by Republicans in 1868.Democra ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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) 840 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science