In his infamous “General Orders Number 11,” written in Oxford, Mississippi on December 17, 1862, Grant excluded Jews from his department. “The Jews, as a class, violating every regulation of trade established by the Treasury Department, and also Department orders, are hereby expelled from the Department.” Was Grant an anti-Semite or were his beliefs manipulated by the politics of his time?

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