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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

Why are Dutch-Americans so different from the Dutch?

The Economist - 24 May 2018
PETE HOEKSTRA seemed a good choice for America's ambassador to the Netherlands when President Donald Trump appointed him last year. Mr Hoekstra, a former congressman, was born in the Netherlands and grew up in Holland, a largely ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Almanac - Monday 6/11/18

KALW - 11 Jun 2018
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with… 1864 – Richard Strauss, German composer and conductor (d. 1949) ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Covering Antietam

First Things - 05 Jun 2018
McClellan, a railroad executive before the war, had supported Stephen Douglas, the Democratic candidate in the 1860 Presidential election. McClellan himself would run against Lincoln as the Democratic candidate in 1864. Artifacts and images of the ...
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Edwin Hedge Fay of the Minden Rangers

Minden Press-Herald - 19 Jun 2018
Edwin Hedge Fay gained his middle name from his father's uncle, Levi Hedge, a Professor of Logic at Harvard, who had written what was for years the standard college logic textbook in the United States. Following in ...
united states presidential election, 1864

The Yellow Fever Plot of 1864: A Confederate Conspiracy

Crixeo (press release) (blog) - 28 May 2018
Later, Hyams testified as a government witness to Confederate plots against the president. As Hyams was testifying, an informant notified the U.S. counsel's office that trunks of infected clothing were located at the house of Edward Swan, and Blackburn ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Today in History: June 12

Manning Live - 12 Jun 2018
1864 – American Civil War, Overland Campaign: Battle of Cold Harbor: Ulysses S. Grant gives the Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee a victory when he pulls his Union troops from their position at Cold Harbor, Virginia and moves south. ...
united states presidential election, 1864

'Reconstruction' Review: A Dream Deferred

Wall Street Journal - 21 May 2018
Chase strongly supported this right, but key decisions of the Chase court hobbled the power of the president and Congress to guarantee full citizenship rights to African-Americans. For instance, Blyew v. United States ruled that a Kentucky law that ...
united states presidential election, 1864

Micro-Militarism and Decline of Democracy

Progressive.org - 04 Jun 2018
After seventy years at the apex of global power, the most powerful empire in world history is beginning a protracted, painful decline. This decline might be a unique event for the United States, but from a world historical perspective these imperial ...
united states presidential election, 1864

This Day in History — June 11

Jamaica Observer - 11 Jun 2018
2011: Somali officials say the al-Qaeda mastermind behind the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was killed this week at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu by Somali forces who did not immediately realise he was the most wanted ...
united states presidential election, 1864

When the whole country becomes a campus safe space

Washington Post - 25 Jan 2018
And this might be related, by a few degrees of separation, to the fact that whereas in the 1992 presidential election more than one-third of America's 3,113 counties or their equivalents had a single-digit margin of victory, in the 2016 presidential ...
united states presidential election, 1864

The rise and fall of Andrew Johnson

Ravalli Republic - 23 Feb 2018
But before Lincoln could truly celebrate the Union's victory in the Civil War, he was shot and killed by John Booth. At that point, Johnson became the 16th president of the United States. Radical Republicans, who favored harsh treatment of the defeated ...
united states presidential election, 1864

This Map Shows How America Voted in Every Election Since 1824

TIME - 08 Nov 2016
In the 2016 election, Donald Trump won the Electoral College tally by taking traditionally Democratic states like Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. For some presidents, elections ended in landslide wins. Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt won the ...

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