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FC: Benjamin Harrison By: Rayanne Bassig
1: Benjamin Harrison By Rayanne Bassig (23rd)
2: -Industry was picking up. -Foreign affairs became prominent. -Significant laws were enacted. -Sherman Antitrust Act (prohibited the restraint of free trade) -McKinley Tariff Act (Placed high import tax rates on numerous goods) -Dependent Pension Act (provided benefits for any veteran who served more than 90 in the civil war.)
3: -The Berlin Conference on Samoan Affairs begins.Declared the neutrality and independence of Samoa while creating a protectorate over the islands. - Electricity was installed in the White House.
4: Harrison signed the Sherman Anti-trust Act in an effort to cut monopolies. | He attempted, though unsuccessfully to enact legislation, protecting and extending civil rights for African Americans.
5: - Sent a message to congress and requested for civil rights and civil service reform, naval legislation, better working conditions for railroad workers, and pension for veterans. -Willing to go up against foreign nations when American interests were at stake, like fighting a civil war over harm done to the U.S in chile.
6: He is credited for having done more to move the nation forward in foreign affairs. He had a big expectancy for Americans foreign policy.
7: - He made way for the nations future economic hardships. - Took important first step towards reigning in monopolies who were taking advantage of the public. - Consumer prices became higher due to the tariffs he put on imported items