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Old 11-10-2016, 09:31 PM
RivkahChaya RivkahChaya is offline
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Originally Posted by Jim's Son View Post
Grant did not have any elected offices before coming President...just the army and some failed business ventures.
I think historians generally regard him as a terrible president. He was elected in a fervor of excitement over winning the war, without people thinking about whether he was really qualified to be president.

ETA: Of course, he also presided over a very difficult period in history.

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