Presidents of Era (1860-1928)

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In History
  • Abraham Lincoln Inauguration

    Abraham Lincoln Inauguration
    Lincoln was a leader in preserving the Union during the Civil War. He began the Emancipation Proclomation which led to the end of slavery. He made many other important speeches relating to slavery.
  • Ulysses S. Grant Inauguration

    Ulysses S. Grant Inauguration
    Under Grant, the first transcontinental railroad was completed. He signed the treaty to annex Santo Domingo and to lease Samana Bay. Grant vetoed the Private Relief Bill.
  • Rutherford B. Hayes Inauguration

    Rutherford B. Hayes Inauguration
    Hayes advocated a nonpartisan reformed civil service. He sought to implement his inaugural address. He helped to restore prestige to office by defeating the idea of "senatorial courtesy".
  • James Garfield Inauguration

    James Garfield Inauguration
    Garfield angered Conkling with his nomination of William Windom. He sent his nomination to the Senate as Conkling continued to be a source of conflict. Garfield then removed all nominations.
  • Grover Cleveland Inauguration 1

    Grover Cleveland Inauguration 1
    Cleveland vetoed the first of several bills granting military pensions to Civil War Union veterans. The statue of liberty is dedicated under Cleveland. He established The Department of Labor.
  • Grover Cleveland Inauguration 2

    Grover Cleveland Inauguration 2
  • Benjamin Harrison Inauguration

    Benjamin Harrison Inauguration
    Harrison appointed Roosevelt Civil Service Commisioner. After travel he revealed plans for expanded merchant marine and navy. North and South Dakota joined the Union under Harrison.
  • William McKinley Inauguration

    William McKinley Inauguration
    McKinley called congress into special session to revise tariff laws. Congress appropriated $50,000 for relief of Americans in Cuba under McKinley. The first shipment of gold discovered in Alaska was under him.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration

    Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration
    Roosevelt was the youngest president at the time. He led toward progressive reforms and strong foreign policy. During the Spanish-American War he led a charge at the Battle of San Juan.
  • William Taft Inauguration

    William Taft Inauguration
    Sent special message to Congress urging prompt revision of the tariff. Robert E. Peary reached the North Pole under Taft's presidency. Taft signed Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.
  • Calvin Coolidge Inauguration

    Calvin Coolidge Inauguration
    Isle of Pines Treaty ratified by Senate. Ku Klux Klan held massive political demonstration. U.S. Marines land in Nicaragua to quiet a revolt.