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US History - Grover Cleveland

The 22nd President of the U.S. was Grover 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. He was born on March 18, 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey and died on June 24, 1908.