“Ulysses S. Grant (March 4, 1869-March 4, 1877). Republican. The eighteenth president of the U.S. was an army general during the American Civil War…As President, Grant supported civil rights for freed slaves and contributed to the revival of the Republican party in the South…However, despite all this, his administration tolerated corruption and bribery. He was very unpopular when he left office.”

“U.S. Presidents,” TotallyHistory.com