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Fast Facts: Presidents 21-30

Fast Facts About Presidents 21-30

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Chester A. Arthur - Arthur was never elected to the presidency but succeeded to office after the assassination of James Garfield. His presidency is noted for Civil Service reform with the passage of the Pendleton Civil Service Act.

Grover Cleveland - Cleveland was the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms as president. He was the 22nd and 24th president.

Benjamin Harrison - Harrison was president when the progressive movement was increasing in popularity. His presidency saw the passage of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.

Grover Cleveland - Cleveland's second term as president saw the Panic of 1893 and the Pullman Strike. He ended the Pullman Strike by calling in federal troops.

William McKinley - McKinley was president during the Spanish- American War. His second term in office was cut short when he was assassinated by anarchist Leon Czolgosz.

Theodore Roosevelt - Roosevelt finished out McKinley’s term and then was elected to another in his own right. Roosevelt was know as the "Trust Buster" and the "Great Conservationist."

William Howard Taft - Taft's Dollar Diplomacy called for the use of diplomatic and military action to further business interests overseas. Taft later became the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Woodrow Wilson - Wilson was president during World War I and advocated the creation of the League of Nations in an attempt to avert future world wars.

Warren G. Harding - Harding is often considered one of the worst presidents in large part because of the numerous scandals that mired his presidency.

Calvin Coolidge - Coolidge was president during a time of seeming prosperity between the two world wars. His presidency saw the adoption of the Kellogg-Briand Act.

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Presidents 11-20

Presidents 21-30

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Presidents 41-44

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