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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

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 ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Editorial: If you like Oregon, thank a Virginian

Roanoke Times - 14 Aug 2018
Still, Floyd was the most vocal early proponent for making sure the United States controlled the Pacific Northwest —which might seem a given now but was not back then. We live in an age of 24-hour news ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Quincy lawyer pushed for Grant presidency

Herald-Whig - 22 Jul 2018
So, when Morris, who had encouraged fellow Democrats to support Republican Grant in the 1868 presidential election and invited the Civil War general to Quincy, Grant agreed. The visit was ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Is Hillsdale College Gaining the World and Losing Its Soul?

The Atlantic - 25 Jul 2018
Hillsdale College was founded in 1844 by Christian abolitionists who refused to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, or nationality. Today the small liberal arts school in Michigan boasts a net worth approaching $1 billion, a monthly opinion ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Are Turkey's Christians as 'fine' as they say?

Al-Monitor - 10 Aug 2018
Tuma Celik, a Syriac community leader who became an HDP deputy in the June elections, told Al-Monitor that church and foundation leaders were asked to make the statement to counter the negative reverberations of Brunson's detention. The request came ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Hillsdale's Honor Endures a Preposterous, Vicious Attack

American Greatness - 27 Jul 2018
Writing the other day in The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf opened a new front in this malevolently childish campaign against the president by attacking Hillsdale College and its president, Larry Arnn. The tort? Inviting Vice President Mike Pence to ...
united states presidential election, 1844

Sorry, atheists; religion still allowed in public

WND.com - 11 Aug 2018
In an attempted to warn the nation, the Democrat Congressman from Florida, Albert S. Herlong, Jr., read into the U.S Congressional Record, Jan. 10, 1963, the list of Communist goals for America (Vol 109, 88th Congress, 1st Session, Appendix, pp. A34-A35).
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

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

Finally, a president with the guts to stand up to Canada

Washington Post - 11 Jun 2018
And there was that ugly dispute in 1844 when soon-to-be President James K. Polk wanted the U.S. border to extend all the way north to Alaska at 54 degrees, 40 minutes latitude (slogan: “Fifty-four forty or fight!”) but was forced to accept the 49th ...
united states presidential election, 1844

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 27, 2018

UPI.com - 27 Jun 2018
They include Irish patriot Charles Stewart Parnell in 1846; anarchist Emma Goldman in 1869; poet Paul Laurence Dunbar in 1872; blind/deaf author Helen Keller in 1880; "Captain Kangaroo" Bob Keeshan in 1927; U.S. businessman/former presidential ...

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