Category Archives: Ulysses S. Grant

  1. One Big Post about President Chester Arthur

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    May 10, 2015 by Lorene

    While he seemed to start out with great character and morals during his early time as a lawyer, he got …
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  2. World Traveler

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    April 12, 2015 by Lorene

    After his Presidency was over, Grant and his wife set out for a tour of the world. They were gone …
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  3. Little Big Horn

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    March 29, 2015 by Lorene

    In 1875, Grant sent the military to check out the black hills gold situation knowing it may start a war …
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  4. Bank Bail Out – 1873 Style

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    March 16, 2015 by Lorene

    In 1873, the guy who sold the bonds to fund the Pacific Railroad had to default on most of them, …
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  5. Reservations

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    March 15, 2015 by Lorene

    Grant was the President who created Indian Reservations. He put Quakers and military men in charge because Quakers seemed honest …
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  6. Grant’s View of Slavery

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    December 1, 2014 by Lorene

    For a time, Grant managed a farm where he had to manage slaves. Being from Ohio where “slavery was broadly …
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  7. How Ulysses S. Grant Got His Name

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    November 28, 2014 by Lorene

    He was born Hiram Ulysses because his aunt enjoyed classic literature and suggested names that his parents liked. His family …
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