The United States presidential election of 1864 was the 20th qu... - dofaq.com
united states presidential election, 1864

The United States presidential election of 1864 was the 20th qu...

wikipedia - 10 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1864 was the 20th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1864. In this match, incumbent president Republican Abraham Lincoln ran for re-election against Democratic candidate George B. McClellan, who tried to portray himself to the voters as the "peace candidate" who wanted to bring the American Civil War to a speedy end. Lincoln was re-elected president by a landslide in the Electoral College.
united states presidential election, 1864

Can Donald Trump interfere in the 2018 election?

The Daily Dot - 26 Jul 2018
The United States has never suspended, postponed, canceled, or invalidated an election at the federal level. Even during the Civil War, both the 1862 midterms and 1864 presidential elections were held without incident. While Lincoln was nervous about ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Today in history for July 30

Aiken Standard - 26 Jul 2018
In 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed. In 1916 ...
united states presidential election, 1864

LOCAL HISTORY COLUMN: Illinois in the Civil War

Morton Times-News - 11 Aug 2018
Not even two whole generations had elapsed since Illinois' admission as the 18th state in the Union when America split apart, divided between the industrialized and increasingly anti-slavery northern states of the Union and the agrarian, pro-slavery ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Today in History

ABC News - 05 Aug 2018
In 1864, during the Civil War, Union Adm. David G. Farragut led his fleet to victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama. ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Victor Davis Hanson: The great American art of renewal

The Columbus Dispatch - 04 Aug 2018
The man likely to be Reagan's Democratic rival two years later, Walter Mondale, was considered a good bet to win the presidency, given his youthful vigor, his prior service as vice president and his incorruptibility. Yet in the 12 months ...
united states presidential election, 1864

On This Day: John Dillinger killed by federal agents

UPI.com - 22 Jul 2018
The parade was in support of the United States' entrance into World War I. In 1933, Wiley Post completed his first solo flight around the world. It took him 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes. In 1934, bank robber John Dillinger died in a hail of bullets ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Turnarounds abound in US history

Albuquerque Journal - 04 Aug 2018
In the summer of 1864, pessimists warned that the North could not win the Civil War. President Abraham Lincoln faced opposition for the Republican Party nomination, and even if he earned it, he was considered likely to lose the November election to ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Looking back: July 30

Chron.com - 29 Jul 2018
1864: During the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Va., by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed. 1916: German ...
united states presidential election, 1864

This day in history, July 30, 2018

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - 26 Jul 2018
In 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Va., by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed. In 1916 ...
united states presidential election, 1864

The American Art of Renewal

RealClearPolitics - 02 Aug 2018
Mondale went down to defeat in one of the largest Electoral College landslides in U.S. history, largely because the economy had been reinvented almost overnight from a bust to a boom. In 1940 ...
united states presidential election, 1864

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 22, 2018

UPI.com - 22 Jul 2018
They include poet Emma Lazarus in 1849; painter Edward Hopper in 1882; U.S. political family matriarch Rose Kennedy in 1890; sculptor Alexander Calder in 1898; Robert Dole, longtime U.S. senator/1996 GOP presidential nominee, in 1923 (age 95); fashion ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Hanson: The American art of renewal

The Mercury News - 03 Aug 2018
The man likely to be Reagan's Democratic rival two years later, Walter Mondale, was considered a good bet to win the presidency, given his youthful vigor, his prior service as vice president and his incorruptibility. Yet in the 12 ...
united states presidential election, 1864

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: The art of American renewal

St. Augustine Record - 03 Aug 2018
Mondale went down to defeat in one of the largest Electoral College landslides in U.S. history, largely because the economy had been reinvented almost overnight from a bust to a boom. In 1940, Depression-era ...

What's New