“1896; 28 February. The U.S. Senate recognized Cuban belligerency when it passed overwhelmingly the joint John T. Morgan/Donald Cameron resolution calling for recognition of Cuban belligerency and Cuban independence. This resolution signaled to President [Grover] Cleveland and Secretary of State Richard Olney that the Cuban crisis needed attention.” “Chronology of Cuba in the Spanish-American War,” Library of Congress,.
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“1895; September. The Cuban Revolutionary Party (Cuban Junta), under the direction of chief policy leader Tomás Estrada Palma, was formed to encourage and to support the Cuban insurgency and to campaign for U.S. recognition of the Cuban belligerency.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only] “Chronology of Cuba in the Spanish-American War,” Library of Congress,.
“President [Grover] Cleveland faced a growing problem with Cuba in his second term, 1892-1896. As word of the horrors of [Spanish] General [Valerian] Weyler’s Reconcentration policy reached the United States, many fairs and rallies were held to protest the brutality of Spanish troops and to express pro-Cuban sentiments. Nevertheless, on June 12, 1895, President Cleveland signed a proclamation of neutrality and refused to show any preference to the insurgents.” “Grover Cleveland: 1837-1908,” Library of Congress,.
“1895; 10 April. José Martí and Máximo Gómez Baez returned to Cuba to fight for independence; Gómez was to serve as military leader of the new revolution. The Cuban Revolutionary party (El Partido Revolucionario Cubano) in New York worked tirelessly for revolution, inspired by José Martí and maintained by various voices for Revolution.” “Chronology of Cuba in the Spanish-American War,” Library of Congress,.
“Grover Cleveland (March 4, 1893-March 4, 1897). Democratic…Cleveland was the only president to be ranked twice, due to his non-consecutive service as president.” “U.S. Presidents,”.
“Benjamin Harrison (March 4, 1889-March 4, 1893). Republican. Benjamin Harrison was a grandson of former president William Henry Harrison…His legislation was responsible for the McKinley Tariff and the Sherman Antitrust Act as well as for federal spending to reached one billion dollars annually for the first time.” “U.S. Presidents,”.
“Grover Cleveland (March 4, 1885-March 4, 1889). Democratic. Cleveland was the only Democratic candidate to win presidency during the era of Republican domination from 1860 to 1912. He was also the only president to serve two terms non-consecutively. He was a leader among Bourbon Democrats who were opposed to inflation, subsidies, imperialism, Free Silver, and high tariffs.” “U.S. Presidents,”.
“Chester A. Arthur (September 19, 1881-March 4, 1885). Republican. Arthur became president after the assassination of President James A. Garfield…Despite being poor health, he was able to perform solidly while in office. He left office respected by political allies and foes alike.” “U.S. Presidents,”.
“James A. Garfield (March 4, 1881-September 19, 1881). Republican. Before becoming president Garfield served as a Representative for nine terms. Garfield advocated agricultural technology, civil rights for African Americans, a bi-metal monetary system, and an educated electorate. Garfield was assassinated after 200 days of being in office.” “U.S. Presidents,”.
“Ruther B. Hayes (March 4, 1877-March 4, 1881). Republican. President Rutherford B. Hayes was voted in during the close of the Reconstruction and when the Second Industrial Revolution occurred in the U.S….He believed in a meritocratic government and racial equality.” “U.S. Presidents,”.