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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

Texas Should Have Ten Senators

The Market Mogul - 28 May 2018
Whether Texas should be annexed became a prominent issue in the Presidential election of 1844. James Polk, a ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Today in History: Wednesday, June 6

Manning Live - 06 Jun 2018
1882 – The Shewan forces of Menelik II of Ethiopia defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and their victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.
united states presidential election, 1844

June 1, 2018 Almanac

KALW - 01 Jun 2018
There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. 20 days until summer begins...
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Testaments Betrayed

Jacobin magazine - 14 Jun 2018
Prominent among these was the Praxis group, which from 1964 to 1974 produced among the most innovative Marxist journals internationally, also bound to the experience of a socialist state. Such was ...
united states presidential election, 1844

History Calendar: Updated June 4, 2018

Fredericksburg.com - 05 Jun 2018
Robert Weems, retired U.S. Geological Survey paleontologist and expert on the Miocene epoch, will present an opportunity to learn more about Earth transformations as they are recorded in the cliffs at Stratford Hall. After a short discussion and ...
united states presidential election, 1844

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE: Anson Jones was last president of Texas

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - 16 Mar 2018
Annexation became major issues in the 1844 presidential elections in both Texas and the United States. Jones ran for the presidency against Vice-President Edward Burleson. Burleson accused Jones of opposing annexation because of the expansion 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

Death looming, John McCain Battles Brain Tumor and Reminisces

Santa monica Observed - 05 May 2018
John Sidney McCain III is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona since 1987. He was the Republican nominee for President of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama. McCain was born ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Commentary: Populism Is the Opium of the People

U.S. News & World Report - 27 Mar 2018
Of course, in the U.S. in November 2016, populist, non-politician Donald Trump shocked many by defeating Hillary Clinton for the presidency. Trump's platform wove between traditional Republicans positions on taxes, regulations, and immigration and ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Quincyans sheltered Mormons run out of Nauvoo

Herald-Whig - 18 Feb 2018
In the spring and summer of 1846, about 15,000 Mormons headed west to what would become Utah, but some remained. On Sept. 12, 1846, about 800 state militiamen led by Col. Tom Brockman, referred to as "the posse," advanced to Nauvoo to execute ...

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