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Ulysses S. Grant Quiz

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What was Ulysses S. Grant's birth name?
Ulysses S. Grant Quiz
Michael Grant Culliver
Anthony Ulierre Gran
Hiram Ulysses Grant
Robert Ule Gant

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Which of the following is the name of the prestigious military academy where Grant and many other famous officers of his day attended?
Fort Sumter
George Washington Academy
West Point
Heidinburgh University

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Before participating in the Civil War, Grant fought in what other conflict during which he served under fellow future president Zachary Taylor?
The Mexican-American War
The Revolutionary War
The War of 1812
The Spanish-American War

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What was the name of Grant's wife who went on to become First Lady?
Clarice Xavier
Morgan Godfrey
Maribelle Penn
Julia Dent

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One of Grant's crowning achievements during the Civil War was his tactical victory at what battle that took place on April 6-7, 1862?
The Battle of Shiloh
The Battle of Sharpsburg
The Battle of Antietam Creek
The Battle of Chattanooga

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Grant also won much acclaim for his victory at which of the following Civil War events that effectively gave the Union control of the Mississippi River?
The Battle of Antietam Creek
The Battle of Bull Run
The Battle of Sharpsburg
The Seige of Vicksburg

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What number of President of the United States was Ulysses S. Grant?
15th
16th
17th
18th

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Grant was President during what period in American history during which the Union government was trying to reestablish political control over the defeated South?
The Era of Good Feelings
The Reconstruction Era
The Gilded Age
The Kindling Era

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One of the more peculiar aspects of Grant's presidency was his attempt to annex what Caribbean nation?
Cuba
The Bahamas
The Dominican Republic
Saint Lucia

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An aspect of Grant's presidency that is often criticized was his inability to alleviate the burden of what depression?
The Brief Depression
The Fright of 1872
The Panic of 1873
The Terror of 1890

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Which of the following is a Reconstruction Era program that Grant established in his presidency?
The F.D.I.C.
The Civil Service Commission
The Public Works Commission
The Department of Justice

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The Alabama Claims were a series of damage claims members of the U.S. government filed whose resolution was aided by Grant before they escalated to another war. What country were the Alabama Claims filed against?
Great Britain
Spain
Mexico
Cuba

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Grant negotiated the surrender of Robert E. Lee and his forces in what famous location?
Appomattox Courthouse
Vicksburg Downs
Sharpsburg Theater
Fredericksburg Administrative Offices

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