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The United States presidential election of 1856 was the 18th qu...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1856 was the 18th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1856. Incumbent president Franklin Pierce was defeated in his effort to be re-nominated by the Democratic Party. James Buchanan, an experienced politician who had held a variety of political offices, was serving as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom and won the nomination instead.
united states presidential election, 1856

31% of US voters think a second Civil War is likely

Big Think - 06 Jul 2018
On the other hand, things looked a bit more precarious in the lead up to the Civil War than they do now. Political violence in Kansas over the slavery question lead to open warfare and made national headlines for years before Lincoln's election. In ...
united states presidential election, 1856

America is divided against itself, again

The Daily Times - 30 Jun 2018
On May 22, 1856, Representative Preston Brooks entered the floor of the United States Senate, approached abolitionist Senator Charles Sumner, and beat the senator with a cane, almost taking his life. Brooks was provoked by a passionate anti-slavery ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Star Parker: America divided against itself, again

Kankakee Daily Journal - 29 Jun 2018
On May 22, 1856, Rep. Preston Brooks entered the floor of the United States Senate, approached abolitionist Sen.Charles Sumner and beat the senator with a cane, almost taking his life. Brooks was provoked by a passionate anti-slavery speech Sumner ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Almanac - Tuesday 7/10/18

KALW - 10 Jul 2018
847 days until presidential elections Tuesday November 3, 2020. (2 years 3 months and 24 days from today). The sun rises this ...
united states presidential election, 1856

The uncertainty of America's future

The Harlan Daily Enterprise - 13 Jul 2018
When people read a headline like “America's Future” they expect to learn something about future elections, or the state of the economy in the next few years, or possibly the next wave of science and technological advances. America currently is ...
united states presidential election, 1856

What's happened to civil discourse?

Albuquerque Journal - 02 Jul 2018
In 1856, Pearce noted, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives used a walking cane to attack a senator after a speech about slavery and its practitioners. A need for tolerance. Lujan Grisham herself has been aggressive in political clashes, but ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Outrage Over Minority Rule

Outside the Beltway - 30 Jun 2018
As New York magazine's Jonathan Chait reminds us in a smart piece, they lost the popular vote in six of the last seven presidential elections. Electoral college models show Republicans could plausibly continue to win the White House without popular ...
united states presidential election, 1856

OPINION: Both Parties Have Exploited Racism for Political Gain

IVN News - 20 Jun 2018
Throughout slavery, Reconstruction and the movement for civil rights, African Americans in the U.S. have faced racism, social disparities, and oppression. While things have advanced for us significantly, black Americans still encounter subtle and ...
united states presidential election, 1856

America's future

Princeton Times Leader - 11 Jul 2018
Lost in the history books is when, in 1856, Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina came into the chamber of the US Senate and beat Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts with a cane. Brooks needed to be restrained by other Senators before ...
united states presidential election, 1856

What's become of American civility?

Arkansas Online - 01 Jul 2018
"What we have now is the unprecedented situation of the president of the United States not only attacking the legitimacy of the American political system, not only trashing the very idea of consensus, but also agitating every single question of policy ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Crossing the Line — Speeding

Cherokee Tribune Ledger News - 10 Jul 2018
Thomas Marshall, who later served as Wilson's vice president, issued a proclamation officially urging all Hoosiers to celebrate Flag Day in the tradition of several communities that already had done so for many years. Those local ...
united states presidential election, 1856

STAR PARKER

Gaffney Ledger - 27 Jun 2018
On May 22, 1856, Representative Preston Brooks entered the floor of the United States Senate, approached abolitionist Senator Charles Sumner, and beat the senator with a cane, almost taking his life. Brooks was provoked by a passionate anti-slavery ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Editorial: How do we stay as one nation?

Roanoke Times - 04 Jul 2018
Even after the American victory in the Revolution, the United States only extended to portions of the Mississippi River. And just because President Thomas Jefferson later bought a big chunk of territory beyond that in the Louisiana Purchase didn't mean ...

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