Tag Archives: Grant Bicentennial

Echoes of Reconstruction: Grant’s Bicentennial and His Changing Assessment

ECW is pleased to welcome back Patrick Young, author of The Reconstruction Era blog Last month’s commemorations of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Ulysses S. Grant helped to place the general and president in the perspectives of the various decades … Continue reading

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Happy 200th Birthday, Ulysses S. Grant!

I think we sometimes forget the magnitude of what Ulysses S. Grant did: he saved the United States of America. That’s no small thing, saving the country. And he did so in a way that ensured the end of slavery, … Continue reading

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