The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in America and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of Grover Cleveland, beginning with his childhood in Caldwell, New Jersey, and Fayetteville, New York. Information about Cleveland's early career as a lawyer and sheriff is discussed. In addition, his family and personal life, as well as his retirement years at Westland and Princeton University is highlighted. Easy-to-read text details Cleveland's his political career as mayor of Buffalo, New York, and governor of New York. Finally, students will explore key events from Democratic president Cleveland's administration, including the passage of the Presidential Succession Act, the repeals of the Tenure of Office Act and the Sherman Silver Purchase Act, and the Pullman Strike. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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