American Presidents

Key Events in President Grover Cleveland's Administration

1st Administration
Dawes Severalty Act, 1887
—This act granted citizenship and land titles to Native Americans who were willing to renounce tribal allegiance.
Interstate Commerce Act, 1887—This act established the Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate railroad rates.
2nd Administration
Panic of 1893—
This four year economic recession/depression lasted until 1897.
Pullman Strike, 1894—The Pullman Palace Car Company reduced wages but maintained the same rents and prices in its company housing and store. Union employees under Eugene V. Debs’ leadershiporganized a strike in protest. President Cleveland dispatched troops to end the strike.

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