Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison (1983-1901) was the twenty-third President of the United States, serving one term from 1889 to 1893. He had previously served as a senator from Indiana. His administration is best known for a series of legislation including the McKinley Tariff and federal spending that reached one billion dollars. Democrats attacked the "Billion Dollar Congress" and defeated the GOP in the 1890 mid-term elections, as well as defeating Harrison's bid for reelection in 1892. A few of his quotes:
We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.

I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.

Great lives never go out; they go on.

The bud of victory is always in the truth.

After the heavy blow of the death of my wife, I do not think that I could have stood re-election.
He is to date the only president from Indiana.

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