Ulysses S Grant - Reassessing the Man and His Remarkable Commitment to Equality

Registration not required

Thursday, November 5, 2015

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cold Spring Branch

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Historians are reassessing Ulysses S Grant for his successful role not only as general but as president during the most challenging period of the 19th Century. Grant’s character, laser-like focus, and favorable treatment of all minorities were significant accomplishments 100 years ahead of his time.  Join Mr. Burns, who recently completed a 15-year research project working with former NKU Professor Dr. James A. Ramage on his forthcoming book about the image and reputation of U.S. Grant, for a lecture and discussion on U.S. Grant's role in shaping America. Burns is former adjunct in history at NKU and a member of the N. Ky. Education Council.

Age range: 16+

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Historians are reassessing Ulysses S Grant for his successful role not only as general but as president during the most challenging period of the 19th Century. Grant’s character, laser-like focus, and favorable treatment of all minorities were significant accomplishments 100 years ahead of his time.  Join Mr. Burns, who recently completed a 15-year research project working with former NKU Professor Dr. James A. Ramage on his forthcoming book about the image and reputation of U.S. Grant, for a lecture and discussion on U.S. Grant's role in shaping America. Burns is former adjunct in history at NKU and a member of the N. Ky. Education Council.

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