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Ulysses S. Grant, the victorious Civil War general, was less successful in politics than on the battlefield. He was honest but many of his appointees were not, and his administration was scarred by scandals. Both of his vice presidents, Schuyler Colfax and Henry Wilson, were implicated in the Credit Mobilier scandal of the transcontinental railroad project. Other political associates were linked to the 1870s Whiskey Ring plot to avoid liquor taxes through bribery. And Grant's secretary of war, William Belknap, resigned to escape impeachment for bribery.  more...

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