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The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant

As controversial in politics as he was in the military, Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885) was an embattled president, enormously popular with the American people, yet the target of unrelenting censure by political enemies. For the first time in almost a century, this book by the distinguished historian Charles W. Calhoun examines Grant’s administration in depth, offering a fresh look at the 18th president’s policies and actions during his two terms in office (1869–1877).

Written by SHGAPE Member Charles W. Calhoun
Thomas Harriot College Distinguished Professor of History emeritus
East Carolina University

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