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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

Ten Anniversaries to Note in 2019

Council on Foreign Relations - 03 Dec 2018
Anniversaries recall our triumphs, honor our losses, and mark our tragedies. Two thousand eighteen witnessed many significant anniversaries: the cent…
united states presidential election, 1848

OP-ED: 'Year of the Woman' has deep roots

Observer-Reporter - 24 Nov 2018
Many political pundits have labeled 2018 the year of the woman. After all, the recent midterm elections saw women demand a larger role in the political process ...
united states presidential election, 1848

The Present American Revolution

National Review - 13 Nov 2018
The revolution of 1776 sought to turn a colony of Great Britain into a new independent republic based on constitutionally protected freedom. It succeeded with ...
united states presidential election, 1848

This is our land

Boulder Weekly - 29 Nov 2018
This story, you don't tell it in the summertime. According to Navajo tradition, some tales are meant to be shared on the warm nights that bleed gently into Utah's ...
united states presidential election, 1848

The complex roots of populism

New Statesman - 28 Nov 2018
Populism succeeds by separating us into “the people” and “the corrupt elite” – but its causes are deeper and more complicated than we realise.
united states presidential election, 1848

2019: INEC raises alarm

The Nation Newspaper - 01 Dec 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission has warned that it will not tolerate any breach of the electoral laws and programme. The warning came on the ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Why America Is Stuck With Only Two Parties

The New Republic - 02 Feb 2018
Earlier this week, the Republican political strategist Juleanna Glover wrote on The New York Times op-ed page that disaffected Republicans are wondering “at ...
united states presidential election, 1848

France's unrestful days with Macron

Modern Diplomacy - 01 Dec 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron is going through hard times. On the one hand, Macron's popularity with the French citizens has drastically fallen during ...
united states presidential election, 1848

How Powerful Is France's President?

Council on Foreign Relations - 01 Feb 2017
The winner of the presidential election this spring will heavily influence how France approaches foreign and domestic issues, including its future with the ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Donald Trump, Lumpen Capitalist

Jacobin magazine - 19 Oct 2018
The most important thing about Donald Trump isn't his psychological condition — it's that he's a capitalist. And a particular kind of capitalist at that: a lumpen ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Is More Tech Regulation Coming?

Government Technology - 09 Sep 2018
New congressional hearings this past week on a variety of technology issues may mean more regulation is coming soon. From data privacy to social media ...
united states presidential election, 1848

A brief history of the exit poll - AEI

American Enterprise Institute - 29 Oct 2018
View related *content*: Politics and Public Opinion, Polls. The first national exit poll of voters leaving the polls was conducted in 1972 by the late Warren Mitofsky ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Is Education a Fundamental Right?

The New Yorker - 10 Sep 2018
Jill Lepore on the history of an obscure Supreme Court ruling that sheds light on the ongoing debate over schooling and immigration.
united states presidential election, 1848

Sunburn for 8.28.18 — Happy Election Day!

Florida Politics - 28 Aug 2018
Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, Jim Rosica, and Drew Wilson. Take a moment ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Who got the right to vote when?

Aljazeera.com - 03 Nov 2016
White property owners Most women Men without property Most African Americans. 1776. Only people who own land can vote. Declaration of Independence ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Martin Van Buren: OK

Voice of America - 09 Apr 2017
If you have ever said "OK," you have remembered this mostly-forgotten president.
united states presidential election, 1848

Zachary Taylor: Brief

Voice of America - 07 May 2017
A political independent, Taylor died only 16 months into his presidency.
united states presidential election, 1848

They Were Bad. He May Be Worse.

The New York Times - 20 Jan 2018
The best way to evaluate President Trump's first year in office is to compare him not with the great presidents but with the worst.

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