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The United States presidential election of 1844 was the 15th qu...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1844 was the 15th quadrennial presidential election, held from Friday, November 1, to Wednesday, December 4, 1844. Democrat James K. Polk defeated Whig Henry Clay in a close contest that turned on the controversial issue of slavery expansion through the annexation of the Republic of Texas.
united states presidential election, 1844

Tennessee Governors & the Path to the US Senate, IV

The knoxville focus - 21 Oct 2018
Brownlow was such a partisan of both the Whig Party and Henry Clay that his son, John, later recalled one of the rare times he witnessed his father cry was due to Clay's loss of the 1844 presidential election. Brownlow moved his newspaper from ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Texans approve a new Constitution, Oct. 13, 1845

Politico - 13 Oct 2018
A wide majority of Texas voters on this day in 1845 approved a new constitution that — after President James K. Polk signed the documents integrating Texas into the United States — would soon make Texas the nation's 28th state. From 1836 to 1846 ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Tennessee Governors & the Path to the US Senate, II

The knoxville focus - 07 Oct 2018
Considering that Polk had been twice beaten for governor by a Whig candidate and that Tennessee had voted for Whig presidential candidates in the elections of 1840, 1844, 1848 and 1852, it might well have been wishful thinking on the part of the president.
united states presidential election, 1844

Trump threatens to deploy military to close US-Mexico border

World Socialist Web Site - 19 Oct 2018
US discussions with the Mexican government have involved both the administration of outgoing president Enrique Peña Nieto and representatives of incoming president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who won election in July and will take office December 1 ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Almanac - Monday 10/15/18

KALW - 15 Oct 2018
750 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020. (2 years and 19 days from today). The sun will rise in San Francisco ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Celebs and their brush with politics

News-Press Now - 14 Oct 2018
Taylor Swift's decision to jump into politics over the weekend, announcing her support in an Instagram post for two Democrats in Tennessee and urging her 112 million followers to register to vote, appears to have contributed to a flurry of last-minute ...
united states presidential election, 1844

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018

UPI.com - 06 Oct 2018
In 2004, a U.S. weapons inspector said Iraq began destroying its illicit weapons in 1991 and had none by 1996, seven years before the United States invaded. A report determined that 12 years of international sanctions had succeeded in disarming the ...
united states presidential election, 1844

UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

UPI.com - 24 Sep 2018
In 1789, the Judiciary Act of 1789 was passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States as a tribunal made up of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement. The ...
united states presidential election, 1844

This Week in Concord History

The Concord Insider - 16 Oct 2018
Oct. 16, 1975: The Reagan for President campaign opens a headquarters at the New Hampshire Highway Hotel in Concord. Hotel owner Matthew Morton agrees to a ...
united states presidential election, 1844

America's Missing Labor Party

The New Republic - 02 Oct 2018
This way of seeing American labor is undermined, however, by the historical record: There was, in fact, a militant labor movement in the United States, one that sometimes even worked with vibrant socialist and communist parties. While professional and ...
united states presidential election, 1844

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018

UPI.com - 30 Sep 2018
In 2011, a missile from an American drone aircraft strike over Yemen killed Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Islamic cleric linked to several high-profile terrorist incidents in the United States and subject of a two-year manhunt. In 2017, in a series of ...
united states presidential election, 1844

A History of America's Ever-Shifting Stance on Tariffs

Smithsonian - 12 Apr 2018
A striking memento from this uncertain period, a campaign medal from the 1844 presidential run of Henry Clay, resides in the collections of the National Museum of American History. During the 1844 race, which Clay (Whig) ultimately lost to rabid ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Everything You Need to Know About the Mexico-United States Border

History - 17 Apr 2018
U.S. President James K. Polk captured the White House in 1844 on a pledge to fulfill America's “Manifest Destiny” to stretch from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Relations with Mexico deteriorated after the United States annexed Texas in 1845.
united states presidential election, 1844

Long US history of insults, aggression toward Mexico

Orlando Sentinel - 03 Aug 2018
The terrible diplomatic situation between the United States and Mexico under President Trump brings to mind the above quote of Porfirio Diaz (1830-1915), who served seven terms as president of Mexico. Indeed, Trump's descriptions of immigrants from our ...

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