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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 23, 2016in her sprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever
This day in history, July 23, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
in her sprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal. In 1885, Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Mount McGregor, New York, at age 63. In 1886, a legend —... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historysprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympi
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 hours ago
sprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal. On this date: In 1885, Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Mount McGregor, New York, at age 63. In 1886, a legend —... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacsprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympi
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 9 hours ago
sprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal. On this date: In 1885, Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Mount McGregor, New York, at age 63. In 1886, a legend -... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in Historyin her sprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
in her sprained left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal. In 1885, Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Mount McGregor, New York, at age 63. In 1886, a legend -... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyMonica Lewinsky is 43. Actor Daniel Radcliffe is 27. Country singer Danielle Br
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
Monica Lewinsky is 43. Actor Daniel Radcliffe is 27. Country singer Danielle Bradbery (TV: ‘‘The Voice”) is 20. In 1885, Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Mount McGregor, N.Y., at age 63. In 1952, Egyptian... Read more
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The Morning Call
James Largay: In his life, U.S. Grant was a failure, a butcher and a saviorprofession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never ad
James Largay: In his life, U.S. Grant was a failure, a butcher and a savior
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace." — Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was known as the Civil War general who managed the defeat of the Confederate armies and... Read more
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Philly.com
How Trump would mark a stark departure from history- 39 of 44 - who took office with some experience as an elected official. Of th
How Trump would mark a stark departure from history
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
- 39 of 44 - who took office with some experience as an elected official. Of the other five, three - Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. Grant, and Zachary Taylor - were distinguished generals. The remaining two, William Howard Taft and Herbert... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
What Trump needs to dopresident without having previously won elective office, and they were all war
What Trump needs to do
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
president without having previously won elective office, and they were all war heroes: Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952, Ulysses S. Grant in 1868 and Zachary Taylor in 1848. Mr. Trump has no record in office to serve as a guide to the public in... Read more
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Market Watch
Will Donald Trump finally be undone by the ‘Ohio omen’?President Ulysses S. Grant, left, first began the long betrayal of Abraham Linc
Will Donald Trump finally be undone by the ‘Ohio omen’?
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
President Ulysses S. Grant, left, first began the long betrayal of Abraham Lincoln’s legacy. Cleveland — how fitting that it happened here. No, not because No Republican Has Ever Won the White House Without Winning Ohio, as every pundit reminds... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Biannual American Solar Challenge race to begin in Cuyahoga Valley National Park July 30CVNP, stops include Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, George R
Biannual American Solar Challenge race to begin in Cuyahoga Valley National Park July 30
The Alliance Review / Posted 2 days ago
CVNP, stops include Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic... Read more
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CBS News
Why 2016 election cycle is a "cartoonist's dream"and observations about the world." And also, maybe, just maybe, to move the ma
Why 2016 election cycle is a "cartoonist's dream"
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
and observations about the world." And also, maybe, just maybe, to move the masses, like when both Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant credited American caricaturist Thomas Nast for their winning elections. "I don't think I've changed minds -... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Five Hoosiers have been elected vice presidentColfax. The Republican from South Bend isn't buried at Crown Hill. He served f
Five Hoosiers have been elected vice president
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
Colfax. The Republican from South Bend isn't buried at Crown Hill. He served from 1868 to 1872 when civil war hero Ulysses S. Grant was president. Charles Warren Fairbanks is buried not far from Thomas Hendricks. He served as vice... Read more
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Roll Call
Home-State Republicans Keep Distance as Trump Comes to Townwon the White House without winning the Buckeye State. The state has produced
Home-State Republicans Keep Distance as Trump Comes to Town
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
won the White House without winning the Buckeye State. The state has produced eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft and Warren... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
In 1880, Hazleton banker’s surprise vote put James Garfield on GOP ballotin Chicago. The top contenders were James G. Blaine, a senator from Maine and f
In 1880, Hazleton banker’s surprise vote put James Garfield on GOP ballot
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
in Chicago. The top contenders were James G. Blaine, a senator from Maine and former speaker of the U.S. House, and Ulysses S. Grant, the former Union general who already served two terms as president. Pennsylvania would have the second... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
A road trip through Ohio's presidential pastyou through the Buckeye State from the Cincinnati area to the suburbs of Clevel
A road trip through Ohio's presidential past
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
you through the Buckeye State from the Cincinnati area to the suburbs of Cleveland, the site of this year's RNC. Location: Ulysses S. Grant Birthplace, Point Pleasant Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in this small home outside of Cincinnati in 1822... Read more
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The Washington Times
Why Obama must pardon Gen. David Petraeuslives. At his retirement ceremony, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Why Obama must pardon Gen. David Petraeus
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
lives. At his retirement ceremony, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen compared Gen. Petraeus to Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower as one of the great battle captains in American history. After leaving the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia editorial roundupsites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the sy
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 9 days ago
sites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the system got its start in 1872, when President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone to be the first national park, it was not until 1916 that the National Park Service was... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia editorial roundupsites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the sy
West Virginia editorial roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
sites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the system got its start in 1872, when President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone to be the first national park, it was not until 1916 that the National Park Service was... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia editorial roundupsites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the sy
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 9 days ago
sites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the system got its start in 1872, when President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone to be the first national park, it was not until 1916 that the National Park Service was... Read more
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ABC News
Inside the Stunning Trump-Justice Ginsburg Face-Off1916. Before that, Justice Salmon P. Chase, while remaining on the court, sough
Inside the Stunning Trump-Justice Ginsburg Face-Off
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
1916. Before that, Justice Salmon P. Chase, while remaining on the court, sought the Democratic nomination to run against Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. Did She Cross the Line? That depends on how you define “the line.” The Supreme Court is the only... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Presidents Who Were Terrible With Moneyyou know that a former president and first lady were the first two people to re
5 Presidents Who Were Terrible With Money
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
you know that a former president and first lady were the first two people to receive Medicaid cards? Or that the "S." in Ulysses S. Grant's name stands for nothing? More pertinently for Fools, it seems there were at least a few chief executives... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Presidents Who Were Terrible With Moneyyou know that a former president and first lady were the first two people to re
5 Presidents Who Were Terrible With Money
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
you know that a former president and first lady were the first two people to receive Medicaid cards? Or that the "S." in Ulysses S. Grant's name stands for nothing? Continue Reading Below More pertinently for Fools, it seems there were at least... Read more
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Raw Story
Seth Meyers shames disgusting politicians who ‘should probably just shut the f*ck up’justice no peace.” Meyers assures, “there was never a photo that friendly durin
Seth Meyers shames disgusting politicians who ‘should probably just shut the f*ck up’
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
justice no peace.” Meyers assures, “there was never a photo that friendly during the real Civil War, unless there’s some Ulysses S. Grant-Robert E. Lee selfie I’m unaware of.” “Vitriol and inflammatory rhetoric only make it more difficult to... Read more
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Salem News
National parks are in need of TLCsites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the sy
National parks are in need of TLC
Salem News / Posted 11 days ago
sites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the system got its start in 1872, when President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone to be the first national park, it was not until 1916 that the National Park Service was... Read more
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Business Standard India
Biography of Mr Bush as scathing indictmenta finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, made a name for himself in part with masterl
Biography of Mr Bush as scathing indictment
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, made a name for himself in part with masterly biographies of Dwight D Eisenhower and Ulysses S Grant, offering historical reassessments of underrated presidents who looked better with the passage of time. With... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidentsstate that traditionally helps decide presidential contests. It also was home t
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidents
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
state that traditionally helps decide presidential contests. It also was home to eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft and Warren... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidentsstate that traditionally helps decide presidential contests. It also was home t
Statehouse display has memorabilia from Ohio's 8 presidents
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
state that traditionally helps decide presidential contests. It also was home to eight presidents: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft and Warren... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraqof today’s American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on D
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraq
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
of today’s American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on Dwight Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant and John Marshall, among others. Although his latest work excoriates Bush for the Iraq invasion, the author... Read more
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Deseret News
Music and the Spoken Word: 'America’s best idea'during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given July 10
Music and the Spoken Word: 'America’s best idea'
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given July 10, 2016. In 1872, United States President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill designating Yellowstone as America’s first national park. In fact, it was the first national... Read more
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The News & Observer
The N&O 2015-16 High School Player of the Year awardsSoph. Notable: Led Crusaders to the 4A title Education’s biggest hurdle: Keep
The N&O 2015-16 High School Player of the Year awards
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
Soph. Notable: Led Crusaders to the 4A title Education’s biggest hurdle: Keeping learning fun Add to Mt. Rushmore: Ulysses S. Grant because he has the same birthday as me and was a great general during the Civil War Biggest thrill in... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Our Best Idea: Congress must make national parks a prioritysites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the sy
Our Best Idea: Congress must make national parks a priority
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 16 days ago
sites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the system got its start in 1872, when President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone to be the first national park, it was not until 1916 that the National Park Service was... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Biography: 'Bush,' by Jean Edward Smithas during the presidency of George W. Bush,” begins the preface by the 83-year-
Biography: 'Bush,' by Jean Edward Smith
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
as during the presidency of George W. Bush,” begins the preface by the 83-year-old author of acclaimed biographies of Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower. His principal criticism, which permeates the 659 pages of... Read more
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Deseret News
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraqof today's American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on D
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraq
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
of today's American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on Dwight Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant and John Marshall, among others. Although his latest work excoriates Bush for the Iraq invasion, the author... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraqof today's American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on D
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraq
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 17 days ago
of today's American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on Dwight Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant and John Marshall, among others. Although his latest work excoriates Bush for the Iraq invasion, the author... Read more
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ABC News
Biographer Blasts George W. Bush for Going to War in Iraqof today's American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on D
Biographer Blasts George W. Bush for Going to War in Iraq
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
of today's American biographers, having written critically acclaimed books on Dwight Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant and John Marshall, among others. Although his latest work excoriates Bush for the Iraq invasion, the author... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Across the Pacificnear an island in the Pacific." When reporting to the ship, the young sailor r
Across the Pacific
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
near an island in the Pacific." When reporting to the ship, the young sailor recalls meeting the ship's skipper, Capt. Ulysses S. Grant Sharp, who would later became a four-star admiral and commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Command during... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
National parks funding a prioritysites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the sy
National parks funding a priority
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 18 days ago
sites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the system got its start in 1872, when President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone to be the first national park, it was not until 1916 that the National Park Service was... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Our nation’s national parks are in need of TLCsites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the sy
Our nation’s national parks are in need of TLC
The Marietta Times / Posted 18 days ago
sites and make them accessible to Americans, usually at no cost. Though the system got its start in 1872, when President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone to be the first national park, it was not until 1916 that the National Park Service was... Read more
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NJ.com
Who really captured Robert E. Lee's son in the Civil War?Hall said. The Battle of Sailor's Creek was the last major engagement in the C
Who really captured Robert E. Lee's son in the Civil War?
NJ.com / Posted 19 days ago
Hall said. The Battle of Sailor's Creek was the last major engagement in the Civil War before Lee's surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant. Union forces routed the Confederate troops, taking 7,700 of them into custody along with six generals,... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Chesnee native to become three-star Army generalJuly 15. Twitty will join a long list of famous three-star generals that includ
Chesnee native to become three-star Army general
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
July 15. Twitty will join a long list of famous three-star generals that includes former presidents George Washington and Ulysses S. Grant as well as Gen. George S. Patton. “Four-star general is the highest rank, and making general is hard... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Chesnee native to become three-star Army generalJuly 15. Twitty will join a long list of famous three-star generals that includ
Chesnee native to become three-star Army general
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
July 15. Twitty will join a long list of famous three-star generals that includes former presidents George Washington and Ulysses S. Grant as well as Gen. George S. Patton. “Four-star general is the highest rank, and making general is hard... Read more
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Boston Globe
Obama after dark: 7 almonds and some precious time aloneKass said. Obama often reads through it in a leather swivel chair at his table
Obama after dark: 7 almonds and some precious time alone
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Kass said. Obama often reads through it in a leather swivel chair at his tablelike desk, under a portrait of President Ulysses S. Grant. Windows on each side of Grant look out on the brightly lit Washington Monument and the Jefferson... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
LESLIE CRISS: Revel in your independence: Celebrate July 4 however you wishthat had once been a Confederate stronghold during “the war,” and Gen. John C.
LESLIE CRISS: Revel in your independence: Celebrate July 4 however you wish
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 20 days ago
that had once been a Confederate stronghold during “the war,” and Gen. John C. Pemberton had, in fact, surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant on July 4, 1863, after the 47-day siege of Vicksburg. “The Post Office did not close on July 4 for years,”... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Around Town: Captain Abraham Lincoln sculpture project to be at Stephenson County Fairis encouraged to attend in period costume. Invitations are being sent to Presid
Around Town: Captain Abraham Lincoln sculpture project to be at Stephenson County Fair
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
is encouraged to attend in period costume. Invitations are being sent to President Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant and representatives from the towns involved in the Black Hawk War. Rep. Brian Stewart and friends of... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Yoga sessions, July 4 celebration and other events plannedfamily entertainment, games, crafts and more. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., there wi
Yoga sessions, July 4 celebration and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 22 days ago
family entertainment, games, crafts and more. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be portrayals of Thomas Jefferson, Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Betsy Ross. All outdoor activities are free. Museum entry is $29... Read more
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Philly.com
Airport exhibit honoring Philly's rich convention history will welcome DNC visitorsand Sansom Streets. In 1856, the American Party chose Millard Fillmore as its c
Airport exhibit honoring Philly's rich convention history will welcome DNC visitors
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
and Sansom Streets. In 1856, the American Party chose Millard Fillmore as its candidate at National Hall, 12th and Market. Ulysses S. Grant was the Republican Party choice in 1872 at the Academy of Music, at Broad and Locust. Just some of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Tourist flow between India and America on record high, more air connectivity needed : US Ambssador - newkerala.com #83563forward. For centuries, India has been a destination for American explorers, t
Tourist flow between India and America on record high, more air connectivity needed : US Ambssador - newkerala.com #83563
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
forward. For centuries, India has been a destination for American explorers, traders, and intellectuals.... And in 1879, Ulysses S. Grant became the first American President to visit India; he came as a tourist after he left office. Perhaps... Read more
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Irish Central
These photos show the oldest surviving veterans of the Civil Waradvocacy groups in American politics and was instrumental in electing several U
These photos show the oldest surviving veterans of the Civil War
Irish Central / Posted 25 days ago
advocacy groups in American politics and was instrumental in electing several U.S. presidents in the late 1800s, including Ulysses S. Grant and William McKinley. The organization was also responsible for helping to make Memorial Day a national... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Leaders rededicate Stephenson County Soldiers Monument in downtown FreeportSoldiers Monument in downtown Freeport. Sunday’s ceremony had a visit from Abra
Leaders rededicate Stephenson County Soldiers Monument in downtown Freeport
The Journal-Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Soldiers Monument in downtown Freeport. Sunday’s ceremony had a visit from Abraham Lincoln, played by George Buss, and from Ulysses S. Grant, played by Scott Whitney. Each spoke about the importance of saving the monument, as did fundraising... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
An expanded Panama Canal opens for giant shipsstiff and nearby competition for Panama. The Panama Canal occupies a special p
An expanded Panama Canal opens for giant ships
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 26 days ago
stiff and nearby competition for Panama. The Panama Canal occupies a special place in the American imagination.President Ulysses S. Grant sent a 100-person scouting party, which recommended against it. A 20-year French effort, led by the engineer... Read more
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