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Ulysses S. Grant Timeline


Short Biography of President Ulysses S. Grant
Lifespan: 1822 - 1885
Born on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio
Ulysses S. Grant died on July 23, 1885 in Mount McGregor, New York
Eighteenth President of America - His term in office was from 1869 to 1877

Why was Ulysses S. Grant famous?
Ulysses S. Grant was famous as the eighteenth President of the United States of America and the great military hero of the Civil War. He led the North to victory over the Confederate South during the Civil but his presidency was marred by various scandals.

The next US President was Rutherford Hayes.
 

1822

 

Born on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio

1830

 

Indian Removal Act
Oregon Trail opens

1831

 

Nat Turner's revolt

1832

 

Black Hawk War
Seminole War begins
Department of Indian Affairs established

1835

 

Texas War for Independence begins

1837

 

Battle of the Alamo

1838

 

1838-1839: The Trail of Tears

1843

 

Educated at U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York (he graduated in 1843)

1846

 

Mexican-American War begins. Ulysses S. Grant served in the Mexican War

1848

 

Ulysses S. Grant was married to Julia Dent Grant on August 22, 1848. They had 4 Children

1859

 

Oregon admission to the US
Harper's Ferry Raid

1860

 

Pony Express begins

1861

 

The American Civil War, also called the War between the States, was waged from April 1861 until April 1865. The 4 year war was between the federal government of the United States and 11 Southern states that asserted their right to secede (withdraw) from the Union. Abraham Lincolnwas the central figure of the American Civil War. Ulysses S. Grant served in the US Civil War

1863

 

Battle of Gettysburg

1864

 

Sand Creek Massacre

1865

 

Abraham Lincoln assassinated
United States Civil War ends

1866

 

Civil Rights Act of 1866
Ku Klux Klan founded

1867

 

Alaska Purchase from Russia

1869

 

1869 Ulysses S. Grant became the President of the United States of America

1869

 

During his presidency he was involved in Reconstruction (1865–1877), the system of bringing the Southern states back into the Unites States after the Civil War.
Transcontinental Railroad Completed (1869)

1870

 

Fifteenth Amendment Ratified (1870)

1873

 

Panic of 1873

1876

 

Battle of the Little Bighorn(1876)

1877

 

1877 The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant ended
The Nez Perce War

1882

 

Chinese Exclusion Act and European Restriction Act

1885

 

Ulysses S. Grant died of cancer of the tongue and tonsils on July 23, 1885 in Mount McGregor, New York.

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