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    Federal Grant Types

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    A federal grant is monetary funding awarded by the United States Federal Government to a recipient for humanitarian purposes or for the good of the general population. Federal Grants have specific guidelines and failure to follow these mandated guidelines can lead to severe legal impact for the recipient. These grants are awarded to state and county governments or to not for profit organizations. Individuals and businesses do not qualify for federal grants directly. These grants are normally large scale grants to fund medical research or for large scale community projects. Each grant is designed for a different purpose, with a different requirement, and monetary award. There are many types of federal grants in existence today however,…

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    After the Civil War, Grant was sent to Madison Barracks in New Sackets Harbor, New York and was eventually out west to Fort Humboldt. Grant became very bored serving as the quartermaster in peace time knowing that he was little more than a commissioned clerk. Grant was eventually promoted to captain but had built a reputation as being a drunk. Grant, separated from his family for some time now, had become lonely without his wife Julia and his sons. To make things worse, Grant’s new…

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    The Pell Grant: Effects on Higher Education Introduction Both the federal and state governments play a crucial role in helping to finance higher education. While it is true that both levels provide an important amount of aid, it seems that in today’s world the importance of funding given by the federal government has increased. The increase in the reliance on the federal government for funding is a result of the decrease in the amount of appropriations given by the states (Kretovics, 2011).…

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    Ulysses S. Grant is an American hero who defeated the Confederate Army during the Civil War. As general of the Union Army, his tactics and strategies led to his victory. He did not start off as an American hero that people see him as today. Through his experiences in his early life, in school, and in a previous war, led him to be the great general he turned out to be. Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio; on April 27, 1822. Grant was the son of Jesse Root Grant and Hannah…

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    Bruce Catton was a respected journalist and an authority on the American Civil War. In his essay, “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts”, he turns his attention towards both generals who are strong and oddly different. Grant and Lee both represented the strength of two conflicting currents. Although Grant and Lee had defined differences, but a few similarities such as both of them wanted the best for their side. Ulysses S. Grant was the son of a tanner on a western frontier, who had a sharp eye…

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    Ulyssess Grant Essay Thesis

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    Ulysses S. Grant Research Paper Ulysses S. Grant was a quiet and reserved man however he was able to inspire a sense of bravery among his soldiers who fought on American battlefields (“American President”). He once said “In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins (“Ulysses S. Grant Quotes” brainyquote). The man we know as Grant was an honorable man who entrusted others and did not see dishonor in them. This man lead…

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    Grant's presidency General Ulysses S. Grant was the Republican nominee for the 1868 presidential election, and despite his lack of political experience, he was a northern war hero. Grant narrowly won the election by 300,000 majority votes against his opponent Democrat Horatio Seymour. Grant campaigned by “waving the bloody shirt” and used the slogan "Vote as You Shot" to gather support from Union army veterans and revive memories from the Civil War. President Grant was an honest man, but his…

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    Land Grant College Act

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    In the mid-eighteenth century an educational revolution was brewing in the country. Many people viewed the traditional colleges as aristocratic and outdated with course work that mainly produced educators, lawyers, and theologians. People called for a new method of collegiate learning, one that focused on broadening the education of students by promoting agricultural centered schools, science, and engineering. These new colleges would not only allow students to choose their own classes but also…

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    Ulysses S. Grant: President and Union General “I can’t spare this man-he fights”, said by President Abraham Lincoln (“Ulysses Simpson Grant”). This was said by him because Ulysses never gives up until he succeeds. Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States of America (1868-1872). Ulysses was also the Union General in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 (“Ulysses S. Grant”). Without Ulysses the Confederates would have defeated the Union army (“Ulysses S. Grant”). Ulysses S. Grant…

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    The military figure I chose to do my project on it is Gen. Ulysses S Grant. I chose him because of how multi-dimensional his life was. The story of his life was almost like a movie. The main reasoning behind my choice was because I wanted to learn as much as I possibly could from him. He was an honest man that took leadership in a time of need for his country. Hiram Ulysses Grant was born on April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio. When Grant was 17, Congressman Thomas L. Hamer nominated him…

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