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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
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Title ChapterOne-Page1
Description CHAPTER ONE It Began At A Memorable Time The year was 1893. Population of the steadily-growing United States of America had passed 63 million. By a margin of nearly 6-to-4, more of them were rural residents than urban. The Union was still adding states. Idaho and Wyoming had been admitted just three years earlier; Washington, Montana, North and South Dakota only four. Utah agitated for -- and impatiently awaited -- acceptance as the 45th member of the United States. The White House was occupied by Grover Cleveland, a man unique in the nation's history since he was both the 22nd and 24th president. The second term of Cleveland, an attorney and ex-Governor of New York state, would be marred by a four-year depression, one of the worst yet to befall the century-old nation. Benjamin Harrison had interrupted Cleveland's two presidential terms. The Ohio attorney and United States Senator won in the electoral college in 1888 though trailing in the popular vote. When they again faced one-another in 1892, Republicans attempted to discredit Cleveland by charging he had paid his way out of the Civil War draft. Nevertheless, he accumulated the greater total in popular balloting as well as the electoral college. Both presidents would leave their mark on Utah's history. In 1886, Cleveland had named Caleb West as Governor of what was then a remote Territory still a decade removed from Statehood. Harrison, in 1889, replaced West with Arthur L. Thomas in a politically-motivated move. When near the end of his White House tenure, Harrison also granted amnesty to disfranchised Mormon polygamists. While Utah didn't escape the financial panic that began in
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416012
Reference URL