President Benjamin Harrison
is credited with starting the tradition of having a Christmas tree inside the White House in 1889 when he set up a tree for his grandchildren.
1901 Former US president Benjamin Harrison
dies in Indianapolis at the age of 67.
* What motivated President Benjamin Harrison
to proclaim the first national celebration of Columbus in 1892?
Minister to Haiti by President Benjamin Harrison
, * Serving as a compelling role model for all Americans for nearly two centuries."
In chapter 3, Hamilton rehabilitates President Benjamin Harrison
's reputation and presents him as more of an independent thinker than many have previously claimed, and in chapter 4, Hamilton presents McKinley as a strong and decisive leader.
In 1890 President Benjamin Harrison
, a hunter and fisherman, signed into law a bill creating Yosemite National Park, then later set aside 13 million acres of public land for national forest reserves through the Land Revision Act of 1891.
Missiologists are generally familiar with the Ecumenical Missionary Conference held at Carnegie Hall in New York City in April 1900, attended by up to 200,000 people over a ten-day period and addressed by President William McKinley and former president Benjamin Harrison
. But how many know about "The World in Boston," a twenty-four-day exhibition held in the Mechanics Building in 1911?
Included in this title are many captivating stories about Robert Lincoln's life, from his Springfield childhood through his hail-fellow, well-met days at Harvard to his brief service in the Civil War as a member of General Grant's staff to appointments as Secretary of War by President James Garfield and as Minister to Great Britain by President Benjamin Harrison
, and, finally, to his lucrative and controversial presidency of the Pullman Company.
Bellamy at once began lobbying Congress to authorize President Benjamin Harrison
to make Columbus Day a national holiday.
General Order 409 was signed by President Benjamin Harrison
After the AP exam, on which Jacob scored a 4, we gave him a document he'd never seen--a proclamation made by President Benjamin Harrison
about Discovery Day in 1892.
Halstead was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison
to be ambassador to Germany in 1891 but his nomination was rejected by the Senate "because of his scathing editorials charging that some senators had bought their seats," according to The New York Times.