Topic: Ulysses S. Grant
US Mint's series of $1 presidential coins have lost value with the dollar's slide. But the US Mint's presidential spouse coins, made of gold, have doubled in value.
04/28/2011 07:22 pm
The conflict between North and South stands as one of the only civil wars in human history that did not end in monarchy or dictatorship. Its lessons hold enduring value for the modern struggle to defend liberal democratic principles without compromising them in times of existential crisis.
12/30/2010 09:14 am
Wind power firms, makers of energy-efficient windows, duck hunters, and other special interests are pushing Congress to save – or shelve – some 83 expiring tax credits.
12/09/2010 01:02 pm
It’s worth wading through this massive tome to mine its nuggets of unalloyed Twain.
11/12/2010 06:05 am
In Pictures Famous beards
Before President Obama ousted General McChrystal, he should have considered how Ike dealt with an incident involving legendary General George Patton during World War II.
07/14/2010 03:32 pm
Josh Brolin plays the post-Civil War bounty hunter Jonah Hex.
06/18/2010 11:23 am
Failing to repair and keep afloat the USS Olympia, a heroic ship of the Spanish-American War, would say a lot about America’s priorities.
05/31/2010 07:05 am
Yes, it's wordy, weaselly, and wimpy – but sometimes useful, the Monitor's language columnist finds.
05/07/2010 01:39 pm
Gen. George Custer for US president? Not if Ulysses S. Grant could help it.
05/05/2010 05:43 pm