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Buffalo must take full view of Grover Cleveland


The impact of the people of Buffalo on the nation and the world is a topic that is discussed from time to time among the women of the city, as they are known for their sagacious discernment. 746 more words

Indian Affairs

155 Years Ago: Saturday, February 16, 1861

U.S. Brigadier General David E. Twiggs wakes up to the screams of slaves who are coming home from market. “We’re all going to be killed!”, they scream. 985 more words

An Excerpt from The Last Jeffersonian: The Re-distribution of Wealth Debate in 1894

Since the nation is currently embroiled in talk of socialism and wealth re-distribution, I thought it might be appropriate for me to post an excerpt from my book, … 1,701 more words


Quote of the Day

What is the use of being elected or re-elected unless you stand for something?

—Grover Cleveland


Frequently Forgotten U.S. President Grover Cleveland

Young Grover Cleveland’s father was a minister, and he learned to be truthful from an early age. In politics Cleveland gained a reputation for reform as the mayor of Buffalo and governor of New York. 239 more words

American History

Did someone say #TBT?

In these sad and ominous days of mad fortune chasing, every patriotic, thoughtful citizen, whether he fishes or not, should lament that we have not among our countrymen more fishermen.*

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Cleveland, Wilson, and Bryan

Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson did not get along. Cleveland was a conservative Democrat, and Wilson was a progressive Democrat. He was not so progressive that he supported women’s suffrage, but he did have an activist theory of presidential leadership. 168 more words