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Ulysses S. Grant (Grade 8)

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Ulysses S. Grant

Grant's real first name was Hiram.
  1. True
  2. False
Grant attended which military academy?

Future generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee fought together in the Battle of Chapultepec.
  1. True
  2. False
Prior to the Civil War, Grant worked as a leather tanner, farmer, and bill collector.
  1. True
  2. False
Grant gained recognition and the nickname "Unconditional Surrender Grant" after the capture of which fort?
  1. Henry
  2. Donelson
  3. Vicksburg
  4. Appomattox
What was the significance of the victory at Vicksburg?

In 1864, Lincoln gave which general command over all of the Union armies?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. George McClellan
  3. Ulysses S. Grant
  4. Robert E. Lee
What was the name of Grant's strategy to reach Richmond and destroy Lee's army?
  1. March to the Sea
  2. Anaconda Plan
  3. Overland Campaign
  4. Peninsular Campaign
Where did Lee surrender to Grant?
  1. Shiloh
  2. Gettysburg
  3. Petersburg
  4. Appomattox Court House
The rift between Grant and Andrew Johnson was due to Congress' reinstatement of who as Secretary of War?
  1. William Tecumseh Sherman
  2. Philip Sherridan
  3. Salmon P. Chase
  4. Edwin Stanton
In what year was Grant elected President?
  1. 1866
  2. 1868
  3. 1872
  4. 1876
Grant worked to get the                 Amendment, which gave the right to vote to all citizens regardless of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude," ratified.
  1. 13th
  2. 15th
  3. 17th
  4. 18th
The process of bringing the southern states back into the Union and extending rights to African-Americans was known as                                                  .
The number of Indian Wars increased during Grant's presidency.
  1. True
  2. False
In 1872,                  became the first National Park when Grant signed "The Act of Dedication."
  1. The Grand Canyon
  2. Yellowstone
  3. Yosemite
  4. Everglades
Grant's administration was slow to respond to the Panic of 1873.
  1. True
  2. False
Grant's most famous scandal, the                  , involved treasurer agents being bribed by distillers to not collect taxes.
  1. Whiskey Rebellion
  2. Sanborn Incident
  3. Credit Moblier
  4. Whiskey Ring
At least five of Grant's political appointees used their positions to trade favors for bribes.
  1. True
  2. False

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