This self-educated president dealt with all this, successfully, as our leader during the Civil War. Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. He only had 3 short periods of formal schooling throughout his childhood, as he had to work constantly to support his family. When he was slightly older, he moved to New Salem, Illinois. Here, he became involved in local politics as a supporter of the Whig Party, winning an election to the Illinois state legislature in 1834.
The Presidential Election of 2000 Presidential election cycles are always three-ring circuses, and the 2000 election has become one of the biggest circuses ever. With a two-term president unable to seek re-election, the House of Representatives clearly up for grabs, and Democrats counting on major Senate gains -- even hoping to win control -- there is a lot at stake in this year's elections. Republicans' optimism is based on their view that they will take back the White House after an eight-year hiatus. GOP insiders believe that Americans are tired of Bill Clinton, have doubts about Vice President Al Gore and are ready for change. Republican turnout was down in 1998, which helps account for the party's poor showing in the off-year elections.
Secondly, do you agree with election 2000? I surely don't, I mean the wrong president won the election. Gore received 500,000 more votes than Bush. But who won the election, Bush. All because of a policy called the Electoral College.
Five months after the campaign, Lincoln was reelected and the Confederacy was conquered. a) Lincoln's chances for reelection seemed impossible to the public and to Lincoln himself; no president had been reelected other than Andrew Jackson and more importantly, Lincoln was undermined by extensive disapproval of his handling of the war. The Union was disappointed with Lincoln's faulty strategies and by his assertion of the Emancipation Proclamation. The antislavery forces of the Republican Party noticed Lincoln's vulnerability and started trying to find new candidates, in the end they settled for John C Fremont, an enemy of Lincoln's. The National Unity Party (formerly known as the regular Republican party) chose Lincoln as the first ballot during the convention and a war general named Andrew Jackson as their second.
The low voter turnout helped Bush immensely. The 1988 election established the Republican dominance of the Presidency. After the victory in 1988, the Republican Party had won five of the last six Presidential elections. Vice President George Bush was the first incumbent Vice President to be elected President since Martin Van Buren. Operation Desert Storm highlighted Bush's Presidency.
Introduction The Republican Party was founded by a coalition in 1854 and was comprised of former members of the Whig, Free-Soil, and Know-Nothing parties. The slavery issue shattered America’s established political landscape and catapulted the Republicans from what seemed like nowhere straight into the White House in 1860. After Fremont’s attempt at winning the presidency in 1856, Lincoln won the election four years later, cementing the Republican Party’s desire for executive power. In the aftermath of the Civil War, the United States found itself politically gridlocked. Neither the newly formed Republicans nor the Democrats were able to gain much traction.
In his office, he supported Indian rights and railroad supervision. Needless to say he was not re-elected because of the extreme racism toward Native Americans. Through the next several years, supporters began a campaign to have Harrison nominated for the presidency. They succeeded at the 1888 Republican convention. Although Grover Cleveland actually won the popular vote, Harrison took the Electoral College and with it, the presidency.
Garner was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives in 1902 from a newly created congressional district covering tens of thousands of square miles of rural South Texas. He was elected from the district fourteen subsequent times, serving until 1933. Garner's hard work and integrity made him a respected leader in the House, and he was chosen to serve as minority floor leader for the Democrats in 1929, and then as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in 1931. In 1932, Garner ran for the Democratic Presidential nomination, becoming one of New York Governor Franklin Roosevelt's most serious opponents for the nomination. When it became evident that Roosevelt would win the nomination, Garner cut a deal with the front-runner, becoming Roosevelt's Vice Presidential candidate.
In 1880 he went to the republican convention trying to help one of his friends get a presidential nomination and failed. But amazingly he won the 36th ballot. He became the “Dark Horse nominee”. With an incredibly close pole he beat out his democratic opponent by a mere 10,000 popular votes. Once he became president he tried to strengthen the Authority of the Federal Government, when he submitted his lists to whom he wanted in charge of this strengthening the federal government was an arch rival to Senator Ron Conkling.
The previous presidential elections to 1932 were in 1928. 1928 had been a completely different climate to 1932, the 1920s in America were seen as extremely 'prosperous' and the economy was 'booming'. The unemployment rate stood at 3.7% until 1929. Working hours had decreased to an average of 44 hours a week, whereas wages of the industrial workers had risen by 14%. Industrial production rose by 50%, and the GNP stood at almost $104 billion.