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Ulysses S Grant Contribution Presidency Chart

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Presidency Chart Ulysses S. Grant (17
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Elections of 1868 and 1872
election of 1868
Ulysses S. Grant got elected but he turned out to be a bad president-US made the 15th
amendment
election of 1872
Grant won again and the liberals gained strength
Major Items during Grant’s Presidency

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Presidency Chart – Ulysses S. Grant (17th) (1869 - 1877) Elections of 1868 and 1872 election of 1868 Ulysses S. Grant got elected but he turned out to be a bad president-US made the 15th amendment election of 1872 Grant won again and the liberals gained strength Major Items during Grant’s Presidency 15th Amendment meant you can't deny someone the right to vote based on race, color or previous condition of servitude Force Bills (1870-71)/ Ku Klux Klan Act 4 acts passed to protect the 14th and 15th amendments, authorized federal authorities to enforce penalties upon anyone interfering with the registration, voting, officeholding, or jury service of blacks; Civil Rights Act of 1875 required equal access to jury service and transportation and public accommodations no matter what race First Transcontinental Railroad (May 10, 1869) enabled goods to move by railway from east us to cali. connectec central pacific and union pacific lines Panic of 1873 2nd major economic crisis of the united states-lead to hard times from 1837-43 Scandals: Credit Mobilier Scandal a sham corporation set up by shareholders in the union pacific railroad to secure government grants at a profit. pretect ...
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