Ulysses S. Grant

president of the United States from 1869 to 1877

Ulysses Simpson Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 25, 1885), born Hiram Ulysses Grant, was the Commanding General of Union Army during the American Civil War and 18th President of the United States.

Ulysses S. Grant

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  • "The will of the people is the best law."[1]     
Simple: What people in a country want is the best law.


  1. The Lonely Quest: The Evolution of Presidential Leadership (1966) by Robert Rienow, Leona Train Rienow, page 209

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