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Ulysses S. Grant
Grant, Ulysses S.
"A quiz on Civil War hero and the 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What was Grant's first name at birth?
Which of the following was not a trait of Grant?
loved dirty jokes
couldn't stand the sight of animal blood
Grant's great grandfather Noah was killed in action during which conflict?
French and Indian War
American Revolutionary War
War of Jenkins' Ear
Grant was the first US president who had both parents alive at the time he took office.
What famous singer is believed to be a first cousin, three times removed of Grant?
Grant's son Ulysses Jr. ran unsuccessfully for the US Senate in what state?
Grant graduated from West Point in what year?
In what city did Grant marry Julia Dent?
New York City
Grant received national attention during the Civil War when forces under his command captured which Tennessee fort?
When was Grant named commander of all Union forces?
Who was Grant's opponent in the presidential election of 1868?
Winfield Scott Hancock
Three former Confederate states were excluded from the 1868 election. Which of the states below was NOT one of those three states?
Grant's first secretary of state only served 11 days before he resigned to become minister to France. Who was he?
The father of which future US President served as war secretary and attorney general in the Grant administration?
William Howard Taft
The Credit Mobiler scandal, which took place during the Grant administration, involved the skimming of profits from the federal construction funds for what railroad?
Baltimore & Ohio
Atkinson, Topeka & Santa Fe
The Great Chicago Fire took place during the Grant administration. What year did the fire happen?
What was the only state that joined the union during the Grant administration?
Grant appointed four men to the US Supreme Court during his two terms. Which of them was appointed chief justice?
Who was the partner in the brokerage firm with Grant's son that went bankrupt in 1884, leaving the former president almost penniless.
John Russell Young
Who was the sponsor of Grant's memoirs?
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