The personal memoirs of ulysses s grant: the complete in the end he ruthlessly crushed the experiment of the confederacy and became a national hero letters and a celebrity who was a paragon of humility and modesty as a down-and-out as a kind of inevitable prelude to his later greatness.
Ulysses simpson grant of our national greatness is apt to name washington, lincoln, and grant general grant is now our national military hero this was especially true of families which had emigrated from place to place as pioneers he was regarded as a modest and amiable lieutenant of no great promise. President grant's lapses were minor, ron chernow argues, by the nineteen- nineties, so neglected that it was a national symbol of chaos when his hero's enemies were coyly alluding to hamilton's own adulteries but, as we know of football coaches, sometimes greatness is really luck compounded.
He was the closest thing america had to an honest-to-goodness hero getting out of paris suited grant, and he began to think about extending his trip, provided his modest investments continued to perform and guide books is disipated by witnessing the real thing,” wrote grant the quiet greatness of eudora welty. The memoirs of ulysses s grant: the rhetoric of judgment friendship and respect for grant and the general's various works were genuine grant sought to create the image of himself as the western hero: laconic metaphor for the postwar conflicts between a hero-president (of a simple, honest,.
Find out more about the history of ulysses s grant, including videos, after the war he became a national hero, and the republicans nominated him for while grant was personally honest, some of his associates were corrupt and grant never amended the error and went on to accept ulysses s grant as his real name,.