Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant Despised The War On Mexico.

by Daniel Russ on November 16, 2012

Ulysses S Grant   The Alamo is what most Americans remember about the conflict between Mexico and the Texian settlers. One would be remiss to forget that relations between Texians and Mexicans was not always acerbic. In fact starting from the 1820s the Mexican government encouraged emigration. They had the land and thusly the Mexicans […]

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  Commander of the Army of the Potomac, Ulysses S. Grant   On his way to a reception in his honor, Ulysses S Grant was caught in a rain shower. He offered the protection of an umbrella to a stranger walking in the same direction. The stranger confided that “Between us, I have always found […]

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The Day Ulysses S. Grant Expelled Jews from Paducah, Kentucky.

May 11, 2012

    Jonathan D. Sarna’s book, “When General Grant Expelled the Jews,” is about General Orders No. 11. Argument endures about what Grant meant, how much damage his order inflicted and how significant this act of explicit antisemitism really was. He uses the words use the words “profiteer” and “Jew” interchangeably whilst ordering the expulsion […]

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Grant.

June 23, 2011

Ulysses S Grant was an amazing and complex man. There were many sobriquets he carried. General. Soldier. Butcher. Failure. Alcoholic. Taciturn. President. Author. Father. Husband. Businessman. Diplomat. Veteran. Equestrian. Artist. We could go on. But as I begin to read about Grant, it’s not too hard to simply put various parts of his life together […]

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