Name: Ulysses S. Grant
Term Served: 1869–1877
Birth State: Ohio
Elected Age: 46
Age At Death: 63
Ulysses Grant (1822-1885) was the commander of the triumphant Union armed force during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and he filled in as the eighteenth U.S. president from 1869 to 1877. An Ohio local, Grant moved on from West Point and battled in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).
During the Civil War, Grant, a forceful and decided pioneer, was given command of all the U.S. armed forces. After the war he turned into a national saint, and the Republicans presented him for president in 1868. An essential focal point of Grant’s organization was Reconstruction, and he attempted to accommodate the North and South while likewise endeavoring to ensure the social equality of recently liberated black slaves.
While Grant was actually fair, a portion of his partners were degenerate and his organization was discolored by different outrages. Subsequent to resigning, Grant put resources into a business firm that failed, costing him his life investment funds. He spent his last days writing his journals, which were distributed the year he kicked the bucket and demonstrated a basic and budgetary achievement.