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  • Grover Cleveland
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    Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland, the twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey on March 18, 1837. He was the first Democratic President who served two terms that did not directly follow each other. He also was the first President who was elected after the Civil War. Grover Cleveland was born the son of a country minister whose name was Richard Fallen Cleveland. His mothers name was Ann Neal Cleveland, the daughter of a publisher. Grover Cl...
  • Grover Cleveland
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    Grover Cleveland Stephan Grover Cleveland is the fifth of nine children born to Reverend Richard Fallen Cleveland and Ann Neal Cleveland. He was born on March 18th of 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey, although he was raised in Fayetteville, New York. The actual house in which he was born still stands today on 207 Bloomfield Avenue. He was named in honor of Stephan Grover, a minister at a local Presbyterian Church who Reverend Cleveland had recently taken over for. Life as the son of a minister was d...
  • Label Grover Cleveland A Custodial President
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    Shadow and Custodial Presidents Grant (1868) - Cleveland (1892) Throughout the history of the world there have been many people remembered for their actions and a great deal more forgotten for no real reason. This does not exempt more recent history. After the American Civil War, six lesser-known Presidents, Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, and Harrison, have been given titles of either shadow or custodial presidents. A shadow, is a section of darkness, or a part that follows behind. S...
  • Grover Corners
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    Christian Ward 1/8/2000 What is the definition of a small town Is it where everyone knows your name, like the theme song of Cheers, or is it where everyone cares about each other and knows what's going on in town. Grover's Corner fits the definition of the classic small town back in the early twentieth century. Our Town by Thornton Wilder shows that this small town is very close in manor and growth to Asheville, North Carolina. Grover's Corners as imagined today would have everything in common w...
  • One Thing The Citizens Of Grover's Corners
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    Trevor Rees 10/04/00 English Ignorance = Bliss "If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything" - Mrs. Ernest Hemingway In the play Our Town, the people of Grover's Corners mask their worries and apprehensions about death in their quest for happiness. In the first act, a few deaths occur, and the attitude of the people towards these deaths is a negligent one of briefly acknowledging death and moving on. Also, the children in act two who are ...
  • Stephen Grover Cleveland
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    On March 18, 1837 in the small town of Caldwell, New Jersey, Stephen Grover Cleveland was born the fifth of a soon to be family of nine. His father was a minister, and raised Grover (he preferred Grover to Stephen) on Bible verses, and fine literature such as Shakespeare. During his childhood he moved around quite a bit. First they moved to the town of Fayetteville, and then to Clinton, New York. There he was enrolled in a school called the Clinton Liberal Institute. However his schooling did no...

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