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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