Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States. He was the youngest president to be elected at that time, and his legacy is intertwined with Reconstruction and standing up against inequality.
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States, after his service on the Union side of the American Civil War. Grant's administration focused on Reconstruction, and was plagued with scandals caused by many of his political associates.
The metallic blue Ulysses butterfly (male) is not only colorful itself, but it is also attracted to blue objects. The insect is known as the "Mountain Blue" of Australia's Northern Territory.
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States. He was born in Ohio in 1822. Although he had previously served as a captain in the Mexican War (1846-1848), his rise to fame came during the American Civil War.
Alfred Lord Tennyson's "Ulysses" retells the story of Ulysses and his final sea voyage from Homer's "The Odyssey" and from Dante's "Inferno," in which the ill-fated Ulysses ends up in the Underworld. The poem also serves as a eulogy for Tennyson's friend Arthur Henry Hallam, whose death inspired the
The poem "Ulysses" by Alfred Lord Tennyson finds Ulysses in his old age, bored with his current routine, knowing that his son will soon take over his reign but unwilling to sit still and live out his days. He accepts that his glory days are behind him, but he remains "strong in will" to keep going.
Tennyson's "Ulysses" incorporates themes of mortality, duty, purpose and desire. This poem is narrated from the point of view of Ulysses, the title character; a classic hero whose story is told in "The Odyssey."
These 10 key facts will help you learn about Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War general and the 18th president of the United States. Panama7 / Getty Images Ulysses S. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. Although he was an excellent general during the Civil War, Grant was a poor judge
Books My first day of "Joyce class" in high school was a long, drawn out warning not to take Joyce class. Joyce class had a reputation at our school. Seniors were allowed to take all electives as a trial-run for college, and Joyce was the crown jewel of humanities classes. It was renowned school-wid
With its depth and complexities, Ulysses completely changed our understanding of literature and language. Here is a review of James Joyce's famous work. Paul Hermans / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 Ulysses by James Joyce holds a very special place in the history of English literature. The novel i