Benjamin Harrison: Centennial President


Anne Chieko Moore
Hester Anne Hale (Editor)

Series: First Men, America’s Presidents

Benjamin Harrison was an honest, intelligent, hardworking lawyer from Indiana who became the twenty-third President of the United States. During his term in office, he signed important legislation and provided leadership in negotiating foreign policy, striving to advance the United States toward becoming a world power. This book presents an up-to-date and cogent biography of this president who is now considered one of the better presidents of the late nineteenth.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreward: Barbara Bennett Peterson


Chapter 1. The Harrison Heritage

Chapter 2. Point Farm

Chapter 3. Higher Education
Chapter 4. Young Lawyer in Indianapolis

Chapter 5. The Civil War Years

Chapter 6. Successful Attorney and State Politician

Chapter 7. United States Senator

Chapter 8. Front Porch Campaigner

Chapter 9. The Presidency, 1889 to 1891

Chapter 10. The Presidency, 1891 to 1893

Chapter 11. Elder Statesman




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