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The United States presidential election of 1848 was the 16th qu...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1848 was the 16th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1848. It was won by Zachary Taylor of the Whig Party, who ran against Lewis Cass of the Democratic Party and former President Martin Van Buren of the newly formed Free Soil Party. Incumbent President James K. Polk, having achieved all of his major objectives in one term and suffering from declining health, kept his promise not to seek re-election.
united states presidential election, 1848

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Wilson Post - 17 Oct 2018
After being defeated by the Whigs in 1840 for re-election, he ran unsuccessfully as a presidential candidate for the Free Soil ticket in 1848. He died of bronchial asthma and heart failure in 1862 at the age of 79 and is buried in the Kinderhook ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Al Southwick: When Lincoln backed a slaveholder

Worcester Telegram - 20 Sep 2018
Abraham Lincoln, a Whig congressman from Illinois from 1847 to 1849, ridiculed Van Buren, who had been president from 1837 to 1841. The year 1848 was an explosive one in American politics. The war with Mexico had been fought and won. Texas had joined ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Land grant reform is long overdue

Las Cruces Sun-News - 14 Oct 2018
Introduced by Congressman Steve Pearce, H.R. 6365 would establish a presidential commission to revisit claims and provide for the eventual return of federally managed lands lost by land grants. Congressman Ben Ray ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Bernie Sanders Offers a Foreign Policy for the Common Man

The Atlantic - 15 Oct 2018
We in the United States, she explained, “see further than other countries.” Democrats—who have been jaded by a series of failed wars, the financial crisis, and Trump's election—rarely talk that way anymore. In 2017, only 19 percent of them told the ...
united states presidential election, 1848

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, 1848

Around the World with Bernard-Henri Lévy

The American Interest - 15 Oct 2018
It is not a state affair. It's a bad story, a story of great misconduct, a mistake by the President, but the whole of France is only concerned today with the performance of the actors of this drama. How does he act? How does he react? What is his ...
united states presidential election, 1848

A brief history of the world communist movement

Communist Party USA - 03 Oct 2018
A Prussian government spy got hold of the Communist League's membership list, and several members of the League were arrested and put on trial for their role in the Revolutions of 1848, as a period of repression and reaction set in. ...
united states presidential election, 1848

The Price of Saudi Friendship

Algemeiner - 15 Oct 2018
For those who want the United States to have a moral foreign policy, the Kashoggi incident is a reminder of the cost of an alliance with an unsavory, if friendly, government. ...
united states presidential election, 1848

The Prophetic Pragmatism of Frederick Douglass

The New Yorker - 08 Oct 2018
Frederick Douglass, who has been called the greatest American of the nineteenth century, grew up as a slave named Frederick Bailey, and the story of how he named himself in freedom shows how complicated his life, and his world, always was. Frederick's ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Ocasio-Cortez and Reality

The New American - 04 Oct 2018
In the Democratic Party primary held on June 26, 2018, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley by 15 percentage points, a wide margin in any election. Although she ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Marxism vs Identity Politics

In Defence of Marxism - 28 Sep 2018
This was exemplified by the monstrous case of gang rape in Pamplona, and the scandalous conduct of the right-wing judges, which was a clear proof of the rottenness and reactionary character of the entire Spanish state, police and judiciary, all of ...

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