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Category: Grover Cleveland

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A Brief History of Presidential Drinking

On Presidents’ Day, explore the boozy history of America’s chief executives with the author of a new book on presidential vices.

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Hawaii’s Monarchy Overthrown With U.S. Support, 120 Years Ago

Sugar barons and businessmen overthrew Hawaii’s longstanding monarchy 120 years ago, setting the stage for U.S. annexation.

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125 Years Ago: Nice Day for a White House Wedding

Grover Cleveland became the first and only president to be married at the White House when he wed Frances Folsom 125 years ago.