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The United States presidential election of 1940 was the 39th qu...

wikipedia - 12 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1940 was the 39th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940. The election was fought in the shadow of World War II in Europe, as the United States was emerging from the Great Depression. Incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Democratic candidate, broke with tradition and ran for a third term, which became a major issue. The surprise Republican candidate was maverick businessman Wendell Willkie, a dark horse who crusaded ag
united states presidential election, 1940

Confronting the Shadow of Colonialism in Trump's America

Modern Diplomacy - 13 Aug 2018
The victory of Trump in the 2016 presidential election brought a demise of the U.S. political establishment. As the legitimacy of institutions weakened, the veil of reality has now been lifted. Like the scenery kept hidden in the darkness of night ...
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

UPI.com - 03 Aug 2018
In 2007, the U.S. Congress passed a bill allowing the National Security Agency to monitor email and telephone communications between the United States and foreign countries without a court warrant if terrorism was believed to be involved. In 2008 ...
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PHOTOS: Today in History, August 10

MetroWest Daily News - 10 Aug 2018
Lover of sailing vessels, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, on an inspection tour of Americaís latest and most modern war craft, stopped to see one of the nationís oldest warships, the frigate Constitution at the Boston Navy Yard on August 10, 1940.
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25 iconic photos that were taken on August 7

STLtoday.com - 07 Aug 2018
Machine gunners at the Presidential Palace opened fire into a crowd of 5,000 people cheering a report that President Gerardo Machado had agreed to leave the island. The paraders ...
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America's Militarized Economy

Modern Diplomacy - 14 Aug 2018
Donald Trump's biggest success, thus far into his Presidency, has been his sale of $400 billion (originally $350 billion) of U.S.-made weapons to the Saudi Arabian Government, which is owned by its royal family, after whom that nation is named. This ...
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This Week in History:

The Times Telegram - 11 Aug 2018
3, Taft and Sherman defeated Democrats William Jennings Bryan and John Worth Kern – winning 321 electoral votes and 29 states to their opponents' 162 votes and 17 states – and became 27th president and vice president of the United States. [O-D FILE ...
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The GOP's minority rule

The Week Magazine - 20 Jul 2018
George W. Bush lost the 2000 presidential election by roughly half a million votes and yet won the presidency with the help of two counter-majoritarian institutions — the Electoral College and the Supreme Court. President Trump lost the popular ...
united states presidential election, 1940

Mexico Can't Handle Your Tired, Poor, and Huddled Masses

Foreign Policy (blog) - 30 Jul 2018
In recent months, the U.S. administration led by President Donald Trump has spoken of officially designating Mexico a “safe third country” for asylum-seekers, giving it a role akin to that of Canada. The terminology surfaced in Secretary of Homeland ...
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Why Trump Cancelled the Iran Deal

Modern Diplomacy - 13 Aug 2018
It explains how and why the bottom-line difference between Donald Trump and Barack Obama, regarding U.S. national security policies, turns out to be their different respective estimations of the biggest danger threatening the maintenance of the U.S ...
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The American art of renewal

Chicago Tribune - 01 Aug 2018
“Make America Great Again” is the oft-caricatured slogan of the Donald Trump presidency. When Trump was elected, he boasted of jump-starting the economy to achieve an annual economic growth rate of 4 percent. Experts laughed him off as a naif who did ...

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