Who was Ulysses Grant?
Concise Biography, History & Facts About President Ulysses S. Grant
Eighteenth President - Ulysses Simpson Grant
Ulysses S. Grant Lifespan: 1822 - 1885
Place of Birth - April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio
Education: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York (he graduated in 1843)
Ulysses S. Grant Term as President - 1869-1877
Ulysses Grant was elected to two terms 1868, 1872
Political Party - Republican
Vice President / Vice Presidents - Colfax and Wilson
Religion - Methodist
Ulysses S. Grant, Military Experience - served in both Mexican War and US Civil War
Name of Wife - Ulysses S. Grant was married to Julia Dent Grant on August 22, 1848. They had 4 Children: Frederick Dent (1850–1912), Ulysses Simpson (1852–1929), Ellen Wrenshall (1855–1922), Jesse Root (1858–1934)
Career of Ulysses S. Grant - Soldier, Politician, Statesman
Place of Death - Ulysses S. Grant died July 23, 1885 in Mount McGregor, New York
Buried - Grant’s Tomb, New York
Next President: President Rutherford Hayes
Major Events during his presidency
- Transcontinental Railroad Completed (1869)
- Fifteenth Amendment Ratified (1870)
- Panic of 1873
- Battle of Little Bighorn (1876)
Scandals during his presidency
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President Ulysses S. Grant and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
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Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.
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Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)
President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
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