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Ulysses S. Grant

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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Summary

Plot Summary

Ulysses S. Grant was born in Pennsylvania in 1822. His father was strict and had definite ideas about many things, including Grant's education. When Grant was a teenager, his father announced that he'd applied to West Point on Grant's behalf and that Grant would be attending college there. Grant didn't want to go, fearing that he might fail, but admitted that he easily passed the entrance examination. He didn't often apply himself to his studies but did complete his education. At the end of his term at West Point, Grant expected to work with the military for a year or two before looking for a position as a teacher. The Mexican War commenced and Grant found himself caught up in it. Grant described aspects of the war, including the political wrangling involved.

As the war came to an end, Grant returned home where his young wife and family had...

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