President Ulysses S. Grant: Election, Successes and Corruption


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How do the majority of modern historians view the involvement of President Grant in several scandals?

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1. How did President Grant deal with the Ku Klux Klan and other similar organizations?

2. Which of the following best describes President Grant's plans for Reconstruction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include Grant's plans for Reconstruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Key amendments and acts signed by Grant
  • Scandals of the Grant presidency
  • Grant's handling of the Ku Klux Klan

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Ulysses S. Grant's presidency
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Enforcement Act
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Radical's response to the Grant administration

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Ulysses S. Grant: Election, Successes and Corruption. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify Grant's path to the presidency
  • Recognize the successes and failures of the Grant administration
  • Know the economic situation of Grant's second term
  • Identify the scandals during Grant's time in office
  • Know Grant's accomplishments after leaving office