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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

22 Surprising Presidential Firsts You Never Knew About

Reader's Digest - 20 Sep 2018
When Abraham Lincoln was born in February 1809, America had 17 states, but every president before him had been born in one of the 13 original colonies. Lincoln, the 16th president, was born in Kentucky (in a log cabin, no less), which had joined the ...
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A House Still Divided

The Atlantic - 13 Sep 2018
Lincoln believed that the slave states were staring at him, too—were eyeing the northern states as well as the western territories. With the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, the election of the expansionist President James Buchanan in 1856 ...
united states presidential election, 1856

How an Unlikely Alliance Saved the Democrats 100 Years Ago

POLITICO Magazine - 17 Sep 2018
Franklin D. Roosevelt, a self-styled progressive reformer, and Al Smith, a proud son of New York's Tammany Hall political machine, represented factions that had little to say to each other during the party's long decades in the presidential wilderness ...
united states presidential election, 1856

A Broken Union (1851-1861)

Antiwar.com - 07 Sep 2018
It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces, and it means that the United States must and will, sooner or later, become either entirely a slaveholding nation, or entirely a free-labor nation.” – Sen. William Seward of New York ...
united states presidential election, 1856

The greatest calamity in our nation's history

VVdailypress.com - 29 Aug 2018
John C. Fremont for President in a losing 1856 campaign, but succeeding with Abraham Lincoln four years later. In 1858, Lincoln told the Illinois convention that nominated him for U.S. Senate that, given the push for slavery expansion, this nation ...
united states presidential election, 1856

House Hostility, Senate Smackdowns

The Weekly Standard - 09 Sep 2018
What's more, it brings to the fore a subject—verbal abuse and physical violence, rooted in politics, on the floor of the United States Congress—that has never received the attention that Joanne Freeman brings to it. A superb, serious, authoritative ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Measuring Presidents' Misdeeds

The New Yorker - 26 Aug 2018
What else he has done, and what can be proved, and what Republicans are willing to do about it remain to be seen; meanwhile, Trump's entire Presidency, from his Cabinet appointments to his foreign policy, lies in a muddle of money-grubbing, kowtowing ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Politics and the Supreme Court

National Review - 05 Sep 2018
After the first Republican party (now the Democrats) swept Congress and the White House in the elections of 1800, Chase hung by a thread. The House ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Our first gay president?

The Daily Caller - 01 Sep 2018
Second, was Obama's statement that he personally supports gay marriage in fact “historic,” as liberals have claimed in the days since the president's “Good Morning America” interview with Robin Roberts? And third, what is the real motivation behind ...
united states presidential election, 1856

No, Donald Trump Is Not Millard Fillmore or James Buchanan

The National Interest Online - 22 Aug 2018
Mr. Simes noted that President Trump sees the possibility of settling differences with Russia, which seems to be based on acknowledging that country's repossession of the Crimea—which was only awarded to Ukraine by the Ukrainian Khrushchev, ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Whatever You Call Trump, Don't Call Him Millard Fillmore

New York Sun - 22 Aug 2018
The treatment of the Trump foreign policy in the July-August issue of the National Interest by Dimitri Simes and Dov S. Zakheim was a remarkable contrast between, in the first case, a thoughtful analysis with valuable insights into the current ...
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Has Putin Become Russia's Tsar?

Military.com - 13 Sep 2018
Russian state television broadcaster Rossiya 1, recently aired a news program that showcased the work of Russian president Vladimir Putin. ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Cicero's 'Two Thousand Year Old Warning' About Treason

Snopes.com - 31 Jul 2018
In July 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump was the target of many critics who took umbrage with his appearing to take the side of Russian president Vladimir Putin over allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. As Trump ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Why America Is Stuck With Only Two Parties

New Republic - 02 Feb 2018
By 1856, its presidential candidate John Fremont won a third of the popular vote and 114 electoral votes. That's no longer possible: Today, third parties can't mount their own presidential bids after they learn whom the two major parties have nominated ...
united states presidential election, 1856

Marriage in Crisis: California vs. Washington

Jewish Journal - 01 Jun 2018
Fast forward to 2018, and the state of California is rapidly moving to, among other things, favoring undocumented immigrants in arguable violation of the Constitution of the United States. After the 2016 presidential election of Republican Donald Trump ...

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