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Benjamin Harrison

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Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States and served from March 4, 1889 to March 4, 1893.
There is one US coin picturing Harrison and that is the one-dollar coin issued in 2012. They are still legal tender and are not rare.
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Yes. He was the 23rd US President, elected in 1888 and serving one term, from 1889 to 1893.
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Benjamin Franlkin had 12 siblings all togetherHis father had 17 children to two wives. His mother was his father's second wife and she had ten children, so he had nine brothers and sisters and seven half brothers and sisters. His father's first three children were born in England, prior to leaving f…
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Harrison served one term of four years. Interestingly he was replaced by the same man whom he had replaced four years earlier.
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Young Tippecanoe He was the grandson of "Old Tippecanoe" Grandfather's Hat From the 1888 election campaign song, "Grandfather's Hat Fits Ben", which suggested that he was a worthy successor to his grandfather, William Henry The White House Iceberg or The Human Iceberg Although he could warmly eng…
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He became president because a few of his associates propose the idea, and so he ran and won in the election of 1884.
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The Louisiana Territory was purchases from Napoleon Bonaparte of France.
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Jimmy Carter
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Benjamin Franklin had 3 kids a girl and two boys.
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William Henry Harrison ( 1773-1841) and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) Benjamin Harrison (23rd president) was the grandson of William Henry Harrison (9th president.) Benjamin's father, John Harrison , who served a term in Congress, was both the son of a President and the father of a President.
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Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of William Henry Harrison. He was the 23rd president of the United States of America. During his time of presidency he established the Sherman Antitrust Act. He was the only President who lived his adult life in Indiana or was buried in that state. You can tour his…
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Benjamin Harrison died on March 13, 1901 at the age of 67.
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Benjamin Harrison ( born (August 20, 1833 - died March 13, 1901) was the 23rd President of the US (1889-1893). He was a Republican who succeeded and was preceded by the same man, Democrat Grover Cleveland. Only president who lived in Indiana as an adult, although that was born in Northbend, Ohio . …
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little ben because he was only 5'6" tall!! New answer: While President Harrison was indeed 5' 6" it has nothing to do with his nickname of "Kid Gloves Harrison" During the Civil War he received documented treatment (see the Pres. Benjamin Harrison Home or the National Archives) for his hands. It's …
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Yes, they are related. President William Henry Harrison was the grandfather of President Benjamin Harrison.edited by Kaye Justine Borero.from Philippines!..mabuhay
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Benjamin Harrison grew up on a farm in North Bend, Ohio. He did the typical fame chores, such as choppong wood, feeding the livestock, hauling water and wood, amd washing dishes. For fun, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, swimming and walking over to visit his grandfather who lived on a neighboring estat…
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He was only President for a month. He fell ill after his inauguration on March 4, 1814 and died on April 4, 1841.
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William Henry Harrison, the 9th president, was born on February 9, 1773 Benjamin Harrison, his grandson and the 23rd president, was born on August 20, 1833
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Harrison was not assassinated.
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Anna Harrison (born July 25, 1775 in Morristown; died February 25, 1864 in North Bend, Ohio) was the wife of William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States, and the grandmother of Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States. Harrison was the oldest woman to hold th…
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Benjamin Harrison's early education took place in a one roomed school house. He later attended Farmers' College in Cincinnati, Ohio and Miami University.
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Benjamin Harrison was a member of the Republican Party. He was voted into office as the 23rd President of the United States in 1888.
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Grover Cleveland
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The most important thing Benjamin Harrison did while President was signing into law the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. This was later used by Theodore Roosevelt to break up monopolies.
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Harrison is most famous for being the 23rd President of the US (1889-1893) 1833-born on August 20 1853 1852- Graduates with a BA from Oxford (Ohio) College 1853, October 20-marries Caroline Lavinia Scott 1854- admitted to the bar 1862-1865 - served as army officer in Civil War, was a brigadier…
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He ran against Grover Cleveland twice, winning in 1888 and losing in 1892.
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No, he was not.
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He attended an academy called Farmer's College which was a prep school, like a high school.
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One of Benjamin Harrison's nicknames was Little Ben. This was given to him by the Democrats, in reference to his height, which was 5 feet and 6 inches.
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Benjamin Harrison was the United States' 23rd president. While in office he supported voting rights of African Americans in the South and signed the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890.
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Answer as of 05/2009: President Benjamin Harrison has never appeared on a circulating U.S. coin, and is only scheduled to be depicted on a Presidential Series dollar coin in the early part of the next decade. These coins are sold by the mint for about $2. They are not rare at this time. What you…
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William Henry harrison
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He was elected president 100 years after George Washington was elected president of the United States.
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Little Ben is what his family and friends called him
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the major accomplishments that Benjamin Harrison had is: to build up the US navy
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Seventeen of the 42 presidents to date have no known middle name, Benjamin Harrison was one. The best guess would be Will, William, or Bill after his grandfather.
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It was mostly good. He had a wife he loved and a nice family. He was a successful lawyer, had a distinguished military record, was a US senator, and, of course was elected President, the highest office in the country. He had a bad year in 1893 when his wife died of TB and he lost his bid for a secon…
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what did he do in his childhood of benjamin harrison
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Perhaps from Benjamin Harrison's point of view his major failure was in failing to be re-elected as President for a second term and while he managed to defeat incumbent President Grover Cleveland, he then lost the Presidency to Grover Cleveland in the next election. It was most likely the controvers…
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he is probably remembered for signing the declaration of independence.
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Benjamin Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio on August 20, 1833.
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James Madison and Zachary Taylor were second cousins-- their parents had the same grand-father.
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He was not the best
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Father: John Scott Harrison (October 4,1804-May 25,1878) - farmer and US Congressman, son of President William Henry Harrison Mother : Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin Harrison (July 18, 1810- August 15, 1850)
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Benjamin Harrison was not assassinated he died of influenza in 1901
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Harrison died from pneumonia which was a complication from the flu. He died at age 67 on March 13, 1901 at his home in Indianapolis. In bed with your mom
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He was the 23rd President of the US and served one term from March 4, 1889 to March 4, 1893. Highlights of his administration Dependent and disability pensions act of 1890 - gave pensions to dependents of veterans and to veterans who became disabled after their service. Sherman Anti-Trust Act - 189…
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Harrison went to Miami U. at Oxford, Ohio and graduated in the class of 1852.
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Nothing. He did nothing in his presidency years except grow a beard then shave it off.
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Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd president of the United States, serving from 1889 to 1893.
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Grover Cleveland was the president before Benjamin Harrison
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Benjamin Harrison was elected the 23rd President of the United States in 1888. Harrison's grandfather was William Henry Harrison, the first president to die while in office.
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Benjamin Harrison was the only president whose grandfather (William Henry Harrison) had also been president. Throughout his life, though, he was determined to rely on his own efforts and achievements rather than ride on his grandfather's coattails. He once told a crowd of his grandfather's admirers,…
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Died at age 67.
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November 8, 1888
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Her name was Mary Scott Lord Dimmick; she was twenty-five years younger than him, and the niece of his first wife.
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Benjamin Harrison was born on August 20, 1833 at the home of his parents in North Bend, Ohio.
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He practiced law in Indianapolis. He also served as city attorney,civil war army officer, US Senator and candidate for governor.
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5 feet 6 inches
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President William H. Harrison
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Benjamin Harrison had three brothers and two sisters that lived to be adults Archibald Irwin (Irwin) Harrison ( Jun 9, 1832- Dec 17, 1870) Mary Jane (Jennie) Harrison Morris ( 1835- Apr 14, 1879) (died as a baby) Anna Symmes Harrison (Aug 23, 1837- Aug, 28, 1838 (died as a baby) John Irwin Harriso…
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Benjamin "Mo-money" Harrison
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were are herBenjamin Harrison was the only president whose grandfather (William Henry Harrison) had also been president. Throughout his life, though, he was determined to rely on his own efforts and achievements rather than ride on his grandfather's coattails. He once told a crowd of his grandfather…
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Levi P. Morton (1824-1920) from New York was the vice president under Benjamin Harrison.
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Benjamin Harrison was born on August 20, 1833 and died on March 13, 1901. Benjamin Harrison would have been 67 years old at the time of death or 181 years old today.
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He was born North Bend, Ohio and lived in Indianapolis, Indiana as an adult.
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yes . he often told his servants to switch on and off the lights
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He was a lawyer in Indianapolis. He was also a US senator for one term and tried for the nomination as governor.
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Benjamin Harrison's full name is Benjamin Harrison. Seventeen of the 44 presidents did not have middle names. Benjamin Harrison is one of them.
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He served one term as President (1889-1893) and one term as a US Senator from Indiana (1881-1887)
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Grover Cleveland wanted to lower tariffs rate but congress would not support or help him. Meanwhile Benjamin Harrison wanted tariffs even higher and he signed the McKinley Tariff Act of 1890,which raised tariffs on manufactured goods to their highest level yet.
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green & pink polk-a-dot!
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William Henry Harrison lived in Ohio the longest and represented Ohio as a US Senator. ( He was born in Virginia and lived in Indiana as a younger man, before he ran for office. ) Benjamin Harrison lived his entire adult life in Indianam although he was born in Ohio.
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I'm sure he said hello at one point in time. He also said: "We Americans have no commission from God to police the world."
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Benjamin Harrison was never on the U.S. dime. Only Miss Liberty and FDR.
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"Ben" was first name and his grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was President in 1841. Throughout his life, though, he was determined to rely on his own efforts and achievements rather than ride on his grandfather's coattails. He once told a crowd of his grandfather's admirers, "He will not build…
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When he decided to run for President, he had just lost his bid for re-election to the US Senate. Before he was a senator, he made his living as a lawyer. He also served as an officer during the Civil War, starting as a second lieutenant and leaving as a brigadier general.
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Benjamin Harrison studied Law
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Benjamin Harrison was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. His great-grandson -- also Benjamin Harrison -- was the 23rd President of the United States.
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Miami University, Oxford, OH -AB degree. Prepped at Farmer's College in Cincinnati. Studied law at the law offices of Storey and Gwynne in Cincinnati.
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The life for Benjamin Harrison before becoming a president was that as a child he liked to hunt,fished,hauled wood, tended livestock, and studied at home with private tutors.
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Benjamin Harrison was 67 at death
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Kentucky fried chicken
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because he was a president, the 23president.
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He loved to hunt ducks. He also liked to play billiards and take long walks.
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He was known for being the 28 president of the United States of America
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yes he did
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Yes, he fought with distinction as an army officer in the Civil War, rising to brigadier general by the end of the war.
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President: Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 - March 13, 1901) Term: March 4, 1889 - March 4, 1893 Background: Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio to a notorious family that was well known for its political activism. His family was one of the first families to reach Virginia dating back to the ti…
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Harrison had a collie named Dash and another dog named Jack. He had a goat named Old Whiskers who was trained to pull a cart for his grandchildren. They had a harness for him, but he could not be trusted to obey commands at all times. He also had two opossums named Mr. Reciprocity and Mr. Protecti…
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to have fun and nice time
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