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Grover Cleveland


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Grover Cleveland

  1. 1. Stephen Grover Cleveland (1837-1908)
  2. 3. Personal Characteristics <ul><li>Hard-working </li></ul><ul><li>Honest </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul>
  3. 4. Before becoming a president <ul><li>Studied at Clinton Liberal Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Worked as a lawyer </li></ul><ul><li>Became a member of the Democratic Party </li></ul><ul><li>Elected as a Mayor of Buffalo </li></ul><ul><li>Governor of New York </li></ul>
  4. 5. 1st T erm as President ( 1885–1889)
  5. 7. Legacy <ul><li>The reform of the government- attempt to abolish spoil system. </li></ul><ul><li>He vetoed hundreds of private pensions </li></ul><ul><li>Attempt to reduce the tariff </li></ul>
  6. 8. 2nd term as President (1893–1897)
  7. 9. Results of the 2 nd Presidency <ul><li>Treasury's gold reserves were restored to safe levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of free trade with Hawai'i </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening of the power of the executive branch </li></ul>
  8. 10. Interesting Facts <ul><li>He used the veto far more often than any President up to that time </li></ul><ul><li>The only President who had a wedding in the White House </li></ul><ul><li>Being 49 year old married 21 year old girl </li></ul><ul><li>His portrait was on the U.S. $1000 bill from 1928 to 1946. </li></ul><ul><li>Was the president for 2 times </li></ul>