Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. Describe Ulysses S. Grant's parents.

His mother was Hannah Simpson and her family was from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and he knew little about her parentage. Grant's father, Jesse R. Grant, was the third son of his family. Grant's parents, Jesse and Hannah, married in 1822 and lived at Point Pleasant, Ohio, when Grant was born. Jesse was insistent when it came to Grant's education and planned to send Ulysses to West Point.

2. How did Grant feel about attending West Point? Why might he have felt this way?

Grant objected to attending West Point, only because he feared he could not pass. He was not happy with the military lifestyle and had no intention of remaining in the army but planned to teach.

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