Grover Cleveland's major accomplishments include passing the Interstate Commerce Act and repealing the Silver Purchase Act. Cleveland also passed the Presidential Succession Act that established the line of succession in... More »

Grover Cleveland had eight siblings: Anna, William, Mary, Richard, Elizabeth, Margaret, Susan, Rose and Lewis. His father was Richard Falley Cleveland and his mother was Ann Neal Cleveland. More »

Some of President Barack Obama's accomplishments included signing into law the Affordable Care Act and the Budget Control Act of 2011, as well as the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" law, as relates to the military.... More » History Modern History US History

Abraham Lincoln's major accomplishments include the Emancipation Proclamation, Homestead Acts, and the establishment of the United States Department of Agriculture. Historically, Abraham Lincoln is one of the most effect... More »

Thomas Jefferson's major accomplishments include his authorship of the Declaration of Independence and his position as the third president of the United States. Jefferson is also known for his participation in the Contin... More »

Franklin D. Roosevelt's first action as president was signing into law the Emergency Banking Relief Act, initiating his New Deal in a special session of Congress. This act gave the Federal Reserve the ability to issue as... More »

The Mann-Elkins Act of 1910 was legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that granted the Interstate Commerce Commission greater authority to regulate railroad rates for commercial transportation. The act placed the burde... More »