**Ulysses S. Grant**

Ulysses S. Grant or his real name at birth, Hiram Ulysses Grant was born April 27, 1822. He was the eighteenth President of the United States and an American General serving from 1869-1877. Because of his great campaign, he secured control over the Mississippi and turned the Civil War in more favor of the Northern States. When he was the general of the federal armies he aimed attacks on the Southern States in order to impede them on carrying on the war.

Some interesting facts about grant were that he was elected as a Republican. And he served for a full two terms. Andrew Jackson was the last person to do this before Grant. He also stopped some violence in the Ku Klux Klan. He was a great man with many accomplishments.

Ulysses S. Grant - by Tabitha

Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president. He was president for 8 years. Grant was a national hero in the Civil War.

He was born in 1822 in Ohio. He graduated at West Point. He had 4 children. He married Julia Dent.

He made judgment that lost his nation's respect. Grant declared to fight on May 8 - May 12. Blacks rights were being lost because of Grants.

Grant was a store clerk and he was in the army. He died of throat cancer. He died four days after he wrote his last word. He wrote his life story. This writing made his family rich.

Some fun facts about Grant are that Grant could not stand the sight of animal blood. Grant once had to pay a $20 fine because he was dashing through the streets of Washington. Grant was the first president to have a woman run against him during his campaign. Her name was Victoria Woodhull. Ulysses S. Grant was an awesome president.