Presentation on theme: "GROVER CLEVELAND BY CHRISTIAN EARLY LIFE Born in Caldwell, New Jersey on March 18, 1837 Parents were Richard Cleveland and Ann Cleveland Moved to Fayetteville."— Presentation transcript:
EARLY LIFE Born in Caldwell, New Jersey on March 18, 1837 Parents were Richard Cleveland and Ann Cleveland Moved to Fayetteville in 1841 Liked to hunt for animals When he was 14, he moved to Clinton, NY FUN FACT: He was a New York Governor!
LIFE BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT Was a Democratic Visited his uncle a lot Learned about Law Elected Supervisor of Second Ward In 1863 he became an assistant district attorney Became a lawyer Then became sheriff of Erie County FUN FACT: Some people think the Baby Ruth candy bar was named after Cleveland’s daughter, Ruth.
BEING PRESIDENT He fought corruption and wastefulness He hired government based on ability He rejected a dishonest claim for pensions He signed the inter-state commerce act He married Frances Folsom and had 5 children He was elected again in 1892, and faced economy issues Some banks started to fail, and employees refused to work in the banks FUN FACT: Foster Cleveland was the only child born in the white house.
LATER YEARS Left president job in 1897 and went to Princeton. In 1901 he became trusted. He gave speeches at school. He enjoyed time with his family. He suffered from heart trouble. He died on June 24, 1908 His last words were “I have tried so hard to do right.” FUN FACT: His vice president was Thomas Hendricks.
WORKS CITED Rumsch, BreAnn. Grover Cleveland. Edina: Abdo, 2009. Print. “Grover Cleveland”,k8.eb.com.Britannica Online. :Web. 5/2/13. Photograph: Britannica Image Quest. Web 5/13
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