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The presidency of Benjamin Harrison

by Homer Edward Socolofsky

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1889-1893

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHomer E. Socolofsky and Allan B. Spetter.
      SeriesAmerican presidency series
      ContributionsSpetter, Allan B., 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE701 .S62 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 261 p. ;
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2737978M
      ISBN 100700603204
      LC Control Number86032592

      Benjamin Harrison was an early proponent of American expansion in the Pacific, a key figure in such landmark legislation as the Sherman Anti-Trust Act and the McKinley Tariff, and one of the Gilded Age's most eloquent speakers. Yet he remains one of our most neglected and least understood presidents. In this first interpretive study of the.   "The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison" by Homer Socolofsky and Allan Spetter was published in and is part of the American Presidency Series (from the University Press of Kansas). Socolofsky was a history professor at Kansas State University for more than four decades; he died in at the age of Spetter is a retired professor at Wright.

        Book Overview The scion of a political dynasty ushers in the era of big government Politics was in Benjamin Harrison's blood. His great-grandfather signed the Declaration and his grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the ninth president of the United States.5/5(5). The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral officeholder leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.. Since the office was established in , 44 men have served as president.

      The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison by Socolofsky, Homer E.; Spetter, Allan B. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Benjamin Harrison, –, 23d President of the United States (–93), b. North Bend, Ohio, grad. Miami Univ. (Ohio), ; grandson of William Henry reading law in Cincinnati, he moved () to Indianapolis, where he was a lawyer and politician.


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This book is an excellent summation of the Benjamin Harrison presidency and covers the tumultuous changes that were occurring in the 's. Harrison was the last of the civil war presidents to achieve the presidency and led with a military like clarity that was reminiscent of by: “The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison” by Homer Socolofsky and Allan Spetter was published in and is part of the American Presidency Series (from the University Press of Kansas).

Socolofsky was a history professor at Kansas State University for more than /5. Benjamin Harrison's one term in office presents a singular fact of presidential minutiae: he is the only president to defeat an incumbent (Grover Cleveland in ) only to turn around and be ousted by the same man in the next election.

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Please try again later. This is a review of the third volume of Harry Sievers’ three volume biography of Benjamin Harrison. While the book does a thorough job of laying out Harrison’s four years as president, I found much of /5(5). Editorial Reviews "This book is the first to provide a critical assessment of the Harrison presidency.

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Benjamin Harrison: Hoosier President is the final book in a three-volume series by Harry J. Sievers. Published between andthis series provided the first major biographical review of Harrison and remains the most comprehensive and detailed analysis of his life ever published/5.

Benjamin Harrison, 23rd president of the United States (–93), a moderate Republican who won an electoral majority while losing the popular vote by more thanHarrison signed into law the Sherman Antitrust Act (), the first legislation to prohibit business combinations in restraint of trade.

Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd president of the United States, was born on Augin North Bend, Ohio. He came from a prominent Virginia family and was the grandson of U.S.

President William Henry Harrison. Harrison was elected to the presidency inousting Grover : J - Published on It would seem the only distinction of the Benjamin Harrison presidency () was his wife’s decision to erect the first White House Christmas tree, or his status as the only grandson of a president (William Henry Harrison), or the only president from Indiana/5(11).

Publisher Synopsis This book is the first to provide a critical assessment of the Harrison presidency. Harrison has long been treated as a cipher; this study rescues him, portraying him as a confident, hard-working, and even visionary leader.

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Benjamin Harrison is the twenty-third book in The American Presidents series a biographical series chronicling the Presidents of the United States. Charles W. Calhoun wrote this particular installment and edited by Arthur M.

Schlesinger, Jr/5(77). The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison by Homer E. Socolofsky,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(52). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The presidency of Benjamin Harrison by Homer Edward Socolofsky,University Press of Kansas edition, in EnglishCited by: Born in North Bend, Ohio, on AugBenjamin Harrison was the grandson of "Old Tippecanoe," William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States.

The second of ten children to John and Elizabeth Harrison, Benjamin grew up at The Point, his grandfather's six hundred acre farm near North Bend. The presidency of Benjamin Harrison began on March 4,when Benjamin Harrison was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on March 4, Harrison, a Republican, took office as the 23rd United States president after defeating Democratic incumbent President Grover Cleveland in Cabinet: See list.

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