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Ulysses S. Grant

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The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in America and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of Ulysses S. Grant, beginning with his childhood in Point Pleasant and Georgetown, Ohio. Information about Grant's education at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and his early career with the army is discussed. In addition, his family and personal life, as well as his retirement years traveling the world and writing Personal Memoirs, is highlighted. Easy-to-read text details Grant's military service during the Mexican War and the American Civil War. Finally, students will explore key events from Republican president Grant's administration, including several scandals, as well as the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment and the Specie Resumption Act. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2009
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages
Season 2020-12-01
Item No
ISBN 9781604534535
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 973.931092
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0

Author: BreAnn Rumsch