This is a bundle of 2 highly animated, power point presentations on the presidency of Benjamin Harrison & a summary of issues which led up to his election. Both presentations together number 27 slides. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change them to fit your individual needs.
Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States. Before ascending to the presidency, Harrison established himself as a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian church leader and politician in Indianapolis, IN. Benjamin was a grandson of President William Henry Harrison and the great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
During the American Civil War, he served the Union as a colonel and on February 14, 1865 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a brevet brigadier general of volunteers to rank from January 23, 1865. After the war, he unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of IN. He was later elected to the U.S. Senate by the IN legislature.
Power point #1 is entitled, US Presidents - #23 - Benjamin Harrison and contains 15 slides and covers the following:
Education, Marriage & Family
Politics & Military Service
Early Political Career
Election of 1888
Battle of Wounded Knee
Financial Situation Worsens
Election of 1892
Final Years & Death
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In the election of 1888, The economy was prosperous and the nation was at peace, but Cleveland lost re-election in the Electoral College, even though he won a plurality of the popular vote by a narrow margin.
In this re-match, Cleveland won both the popular and electoral vote, in 1892 thus becoming the only person in American history to be elected to a second, non-consecutive presidential term.
Power point #2 is entitled, US Presidential Elections - Election of 1888 & 1892 - Harrison-Cleveland and contains 12 slides and covers the following:
ELECTION OF 1888
ELECTION OF 1892
End of Presentation
This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading....US Presidents.