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Ulysses Grant

Presidential Number: 18th
Years he was President: 1869-1877
State Represented: Illinois
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): He was a Civil War General. Fought in the Mexican War.

Birthday: April 27, 1822
How old would he be this year? 181
School(s) attended: United States Military Academy, West Point
Wife: Julia Grant
Occupation(s) before he was President: Army Officer
Other way(s) he served: Secretary of War under President Andrew Jackson Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Hobbies or Sports: Swimming

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Train
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letter, telegram
U.S. Population when term began: 39,818,449
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 38

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Art and information provided by fifth-graders from Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. Coloringbook drawings by White House artist Rania Hassan.

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