Ulysses S. Grant

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#1  Buttons  20 seconds

At what skill is Grant known to have been exceptionally proficient?

Horsemanship

Marksmanship

Memorization

Mental arithmetics

Grant's horsemanship has been widely acclaimed as among the most exceptional in American history.

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

What's the name of the military academy attended by Grant?

West Point

Norwich University

Virginia Military Institute

The Citadel

Civil war generals on both sides, including Lee, knew each other from West Point.

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

Which was the first war Grant was involved in?

Mexican–American War

American Civil War

Revolutionary War

French and Indian War

Grant was assigned as the regimental quartermaster officer of the 4th U.S. Infantry.

#4  Buttons  20 seconds

In what successful civil war campaign led by Grant did the Union gain control of the Mississippi river?

Vicksburg Campaign

Chattanooga Campaign

Shiloh Campaign

Fort Henry—Fort Donelson Campaign

The Union gunboats and troop transport boats famously ran the batteries at Vicksburg.

#5  Location  50 seconds

Where did Lee surrender to Grant, effectively ending the civil war?

The terms were signed in Appomattox, Virginia, on April 9, 1865.

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

Who succeeded Grant as Commanding General of the U.S. Army?

William Tecumseh Sherman

George Mcclellan

George Custer

Robert Anderson

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

Who preceded Grant as President of the United States?

Andrew Johnson

Abraham Lincoln

James Buchanan

Rutherford B. Hayes

Andrew Johnson was vice president to the assassinated Abraham Lincoln.

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

What was the name of the post-war political project associated with Grant's presidency?

Reconstruction

New Deal

War on Terror

Square Deal

Reconstruction proclaimed the newly freed slaves as citizens with the same civil rights as those of whites.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

Which was a famous corruption scandal during Grant's presidency?

The Whiskey Ring

Watergate

The XYZ Affair

Teapot Dome

It involved the diversion of tax revenues in a conspiracy among government agents, politicians, and whiskey distillers.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

What right did the 15th amendment, with support from president Grant, establish for African American men in all states?

Right to vote

Freedom from slavery

Right to travel

Right to own land

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