1886: The Statue of Liberty is dedicated in New York Harbor by US President Cleveland
. 1922: Italian fascists conduct the March on Rome, and Benito Mussolini takes power.
The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association (GCBMA) is a conservancy and advocacy group dedicated to preserving the home and legacy of President Cleveland
, the only U.S.
His often-given veto message was, "I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution." By the way, President Cleveland
was a Democrat.
's bill coincided with one of the darkest episodes in the history of American industrial relations: the Pullman Strike.
But our ever-increasing reliance on the national government has, as President Cleveland
predicted, weakened our relationship to our fellow citizens.
When an angry Senate demanded papers from President Cleveland
as to why he fired a particular United States Attorney, Cleveland refused on the ground that it was none of the Senators' business under the Constitution and directed the Senate to focus rather on whether to confirm the individual nominated as a replacement.
dispatched troops to enforce the injunction.
and Congress unanimously created the nationally recognized holiday in 1894 after intervening in the Pullman Strike that resulted in the death of numerous workers at the hands of the U.S.
In his book Fishing and Shooting Sketches, President Cleveland
"The Texas Seed Bill provided ten thousand dollars for the purchase of seed grain for farmers in certain Texas counties who had lost crops to drought." President Cleveland
made the following statement explaining his veto:
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.