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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

Editorial: If you like Oregon, thank a Virginian

Fredericksburg.com - 18 Aug 2018
By the time that happened on Aug. 14, 1848, John Floyd was long since in his grave. 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.
united states presidential election, 1848

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, 1848

The rise of the radical left in America's Democratic Party

Macleans.ca - 09 Aug 2018
“Democratic socialists are either proletarians who are not yet sufficiently clear about the conditions of the liberation of their class, or they are representatives of the petty bourgeoisie,” sneered Marx in 1848. Parkchester is a 75-year-old housing ...
united states presidential election, 1848

13 Moments That Changed Women's History Forever

Reader's Digest - 13 Aug 2018
The South Australian Parliament passed a constitutional amendment granting women the right to vote in December of 1894, which meant women could vote in the following year's elections. The battle was ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Sycophants, yes-men, and forelock-tuggers

Columbia Journalism Review - 23 Jul 2018
A political cartoon from 1848 showing Zachary Taylor in his presidential bid being interviewed by Brother Jonathan. Taylor, right, is tugging his ...
united states presidential election, 1848

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Spicer takes a (brief) look ahead to '21

MetroWest Daily News - 29 Jul 2018
Wilson, a shoemaker by trade, would go on to become the 18th vice president of the United States, serving under Civil War hero Ulysses S. Grant from 1873-75. A strong opponent of slavery, Wilson (who was born Jeremiah Jones Colbath) founded the ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Italy Succumbs (Again) to Mob Politics

The American Conservative - 27 Jul 2018
At the end of the war, President Herbert Hoover notes in his memoir, Italy received the largest concession from the United States in terms of forgiveness of war debts, some 70 percent of the face amount. And yet by 1921, the third and fourth largest ...
united states presidential election, 1848

Student activists use social media

eCorsair.com - 04 Aug 2018
In the midst of the midterm elections and various growing movements with America's youth at the forefront, Pensacola State College (PSC) students are certainly not exempt. Social media has allowed students to stand their ground and create their own ...
united states presidential election, 1848

President Macron on relations with the US, Syria and Russia

Fox News - 22 Apr 2018
Built in 1722 for a French nobleman, it was first used by the president of France in 1848 and the interview took place in the Salon Dore, the Golden Room, the French equivalent of the Oval Office. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE). WALLACE: Mr. President, thank you ...
united states presidential election, 1848

The Self-Inflicted Demise of American Power

The Atlantic - 13 Jul 2018
The Mexican–American War ended in 1848, and the last U.S. president to order troops into Mexican territory was Woodrow Wilson, who did so a century ago. Europe's ...

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