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Grover Cleveland – The Greatest President You Don’t Know
February 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Here is a fun piece of political trivia. Name all the men who one the popular vote for president more than twice. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, obviously. Andrew Jackson did it after first being robbed of the presidency by a deal made in the electoral college. But who is the third? The answer is Grover Cleveland -the best president you don’t know about! Cleveland of one of the popular vote in three consecutive elections: 1880, 1884, and 1888. Grover Cleveland served two consequential nonconsecutive terms after losing the Electoral College in a very narrow contest in 1884.
One measure of presidential popularity is the ability to get reelected. By being the choice of the American public three consecutive times, Cleveland established himself as president who earned the trust of the American public.
As the only Democrat elected between the Civil War and 1912, Grover Cleveland was noted as a man of stubborn honesty and personal integrity even by those who bitterly opposed his policies. Be sure to read this article about his amazing life – our first superstar First Lady. This completely unique multimedia presentation will educate, entertain and intrigue you!