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The United States presidential election of 1860 was the ninetee...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1860 was the nineteenth quadrennial presidential election to select the President and Vice President of the United States. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860, and served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.
united states presidential election, 1860

Quincy lawyer pushed for Grant presidency

Herald-Whig - 22 Jul 2018
So, when Morris, who had encouraged fellow Democrats to support Republican Grant in the 1868 presidential election and invited the Civil War general to Quincy, Grant agreed. The visit was not what Grant expected. As a soldier, Grant had known the ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Review: Book captures birth of Republican Party

Lincoln Journal Star - 22 Jul 2018
Fremont was considered too much of a political neophyte and Washington outsider to become an effective president, and most future presidential hopefuls such as New York's William Seward preferred to wait until the 1860 election to see if the Republican ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Ticket to Write: Rose Hill Plantation chronicles nation's division

Houma Courier - 13 Jul 2018
Known as the “Secession Governor,” Gist proclaimed that the institution of slavery could only be preserved if the state withdrew from the Union. The election of Abraham Lincoln as president in 1860 left South Carolina no choice, Gist said, except to ...
united states presidential election, 1860

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

Big Think - 06 Jul 2018
It might not be surprising then that when Rasmussen Polling asked people “How likely is that the United States will experience a second civil war sometime in the next five years?” 31% of respondents said ...
united states presidential election, 1860

160 Years of the American Idea

The Atlantic - 27 Jun 2018
And less than three years after pledging to be the organ of no party or clique, James Russell Lowell published an impassioned and unequivocal presidential endorsement for the Republican Party's candidate, Abraham Lincoln, in 1860's “The Election in ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Trump's tariffs: What they are and how they will work

Chicago Tribune - 09 Jul 2018
So is this what a trade war looks like? The Trump administration and China's leadership have imposed tens of billions of dollars in tariffs on each other's goods. President Donald Trump has proposed slapping duties on, all told, up to $550 billion if ...
united states presidential election, 1860

A look at the history of immigration law in the United States

TimesLedger - 02 Jul 2018
As we look at past presidential campaigns in American history, it was the election of 1840 that had the most enthusiastic participation. There was constant activity in terms of parades and rallies. The whole nation seemed to have developed an interest ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Q&A on Trump's tariffs and a trade war

WBAY - 07 Jul 2018
President Donald Trump has proposed slapping duties on, all told, up to $550 billion if China keeps retaliating and doesn't cave in to U.S. demands to scale back its aggressive industrial policies. Until the past couple of years, tariffs had been ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Remembering Scott's defiant independence

Independent Herald - 03 Jul 2018
By the time Lincoln won the presidential election by carrying 18 states and capturing 39 percent of the popular vote, secession had become inevitable across much of the South, and was gaining momentum in Tennessee. It was after Lincoln's call for ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Before the Lease Runs Out: Summer Reading List for 2018

Christianheadlines.com (blog) - 12 Jul 2018
It's most important moment was the news of the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States in 1860. Within months, the Pony Express was gone. The rise of the telegraph and the train (the transcontinental railroad) were part of the ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Evangelical Fear Elected Trump

The Atlantic - 25 Jun 2018
Elias Boudinot, a former president of the Continental Congress, agonized that unless he and his team of evangelical Federalists curbed the influence of the followers of Thomas Paine, the United States would end up like the Church of Laodicea in the ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Why Did So Much of Napoleon's Family Come to America?

History - 13 Jul 2018
Jérôme Bonaparte (1784-1860). Jérôme, the youngest sibling of Napoleon, became the first Bonaparte to step foot in America, in 1803, the same year his brother nearly doubled the size of the United States by authorizing the Louisiana Purchase. At a ...
united states presidential election, 1860

Frederick Douglass' July 4 speeches trace American history

The Times Herald - 01 Jul 2018
This undated file image shows African-American social reformer, abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass. Douglass was the country's most famous black man of the Civil War era, a conscience of the abolitionist movement and beyond and a popular choice ...

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