President Cleveland


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Noun1.President Cleveland - 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)President Cleveland - 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
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A town site was set up and minor silver mining of high-grade veins started in the 1880s and continued earnestly until the Sherman Silver Purchase Act was repealed by President Cleveland in 1893, which led to a collapse in the silver price and decimated the silver mining sector.
President Cleveland cut taxes at every opportunity, championed limits on federal power, vetoed more bills than all his predecessors combined (most often on the grounds that Congress was either spending too much, or acting in absence of a clear Constitutional mandate), and held that men should look to their neighbors and communities for charity when needed, rather than becoming dependent on the government.
In 1893, Waldo and others prevailed, convincing President Cleveland to establish the Cascade Range Forest Reserve, from which the six National Forests and designated wilderness areas in Oregon's Cascade range originated.
Plans were made for the wedding to occur at her grandfather's home, but by the time she and her mother completed a year-long European tour following her college graduation, the grandfather had died, and President Cleveland penned the invitations himself for a small, private ceremony in the White House on June 2, 1886.