The failed plot resulted in a financial panic on September 24,known as Black Friday.
During his first term, a group of speculators led by James Fisk and Jay Gould attempted to influence the government and manipulate the gold market. Grant, Robert E. Unfortunately, he was not much of a politician, and corruption was a problem during his administration, although Grant was not personally involved.
Ulysses S. Johnson urged a moderate approach to Reconstruction that would not punish the South or protect the rights of the newly freed slaves beyond emancipation. During this time as captain and general he fought many important battles such as the attack on fort Henry and the wilderness campaigns against General Robert E.
They named their son Hiram Ulysses Grant. In this document, I will speak mainly around those involved on the battlefield in the closing days of the conflict.