BC: The End
FC: Ulysses S. Grant | By: Sebastien Karo
1: Who was Ulysses S. Grant? Ulysses S. Grant was a general of the union in the civil war. Grant fought in the North and into the South. He commanded and led the union to victory through one of the most bloodiest wars ever, making Robert E. Lee surrender.
2: Why did Ulysses fight for the Union? | Ulysses fought for the Union to protect his family and rights. He knew it was his duty to save the Union and defeat the South. He accomplished that task through many famous battles.
3: Grant's Famous Battles In February 1862 he took Fort Henry and attacked Fort Donelson. Soon after, he won over Vicksburg and took control of Chattanooga. Grant also led Sherman's March. Grant then took Petersburg and Richmond, which made General Lee surrender.
4: Presidency Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of America and served for two terms. While he was president, he secured the freedom of African-Americans and Native-Americans and brought strong leaders from the army to work with him in the white house. His predecessors said he commanded the country like he commanded the Union.
5: Some of Grant's famous moments Grant had a famous quote that he said to General Lee before he surrendered. He said "No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted." He also restored seceded states. People called him the King of America or, The Hero of Freedom.
6: Interesting Facts - His full name is Hiram Ulysses Grant and the, “S” that he has as his middle initial stands for nothing - Some consider him as the first true “World Leader” - Although he was part of the bloodiest battles in history, Grant could not stand the sight of blood. - As president, Grant got a speeding ticket by a police officer who didn't recognize him. He was fined for driving his horse too fast in the streets of D.C.
7: About Him Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822 and died on July 23, 1885. He lived for 63 years. He fought in the war the entire time, 1861-1865 and became president four years later. Grant was president for two terms, 1869-1877. He lived a brutal life, but served our country well.