Historical Society Hosts Ulysses S. Grant Author



The Cameron County Historical Society is hosting an afternoon with author Dr. Paul Kahan. He will present his latest book, The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant: Preserving the Civil War’s Legacy at the VFW Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m.

Coming from the Philadelphia area, Dr. Kahan is a well-known and respected authority on the history of; American corrections, American diplomacy; cultural history, education and history of Pennsylvania, and will present a history of the politics of Reconstruction in a changing America.

In The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant: Preserving the Civil War’s Legacy, historian Paul Kahan focuses on the unique political, economic, and cultural forces unleashed by the Civil War and how Grant addressed these issues during his tumultuous two terms as chief executive. A timely reassessment, The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant sheds new light on the business of politics in the decade after the Civil War and portrays an energetic and even progressive executive whose legacy has been overshadowed by both his wartime service and his administration’s many scandals.




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