Material on this page is considered appropriate for grades 5-12, although certainly information in this entire website on Ulysses S. Grant may serve students well also.
Two part biography from PBS. 1 hour 45 minutes.
History Corner, Ulysses S. Grant, from Clermont County, Ohio. His accomplishments as General and President. How his legacy is being revised today. Excellent video. 12 minutes.
Historian Jean Edward Smith discusses the top five things to know about Grant. 3.5 minutes.
Fast Facts About Grant from the UK. 3.5 minutes.
Grant in Four Minutes from the Civil War Trust. Grant impersonator narrates his life.
Grant from the Disney Company. Mostly favorable. 3 minutes.
Look on Youtube for many more videos about Grant.
Grant went from being a Colonel with an Illinois Volunteer Regiment in June of 1861 to Lieutenant General in charge of all the Northern Civil War armies in February of 1864. You can learn more about this remarkable series of promotions with these two items.
This is a link to LibraryThing. Here you will find a pre-constructed list of useful books about Grant.
Overview of Grant's Life for Younger Students from the Ulysses S. Grant National Site.
Biography of Grant for Younger Students from the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Biography of Grant on the White House website.
Biography (brief) from the National Park Service.
Biography from the Miller Center at the University of Virginia
Biography from the Civil War Trust
Teacher's Guide to Cobblestone Magazine's 2006 Issue on U. S. Grant.