Ballot Battles

Author: Edward Foley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190235276
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Ballot Battles traces the evolution of America's experience with these disputes, from 1776 to now, explaining why they have proved persistently troublesome and offering an institutional solution"--

Cracking The Sat U S History Subject Test

Author: Princeton Review
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NAFTA, a trade agreement which dramatically lowered trade barriers between
the United States, Canada and Mexico, was ratified after a heated battle in
Congress. Critics of the pact claim ... Republican George W. Bush, son of former
President George H. W. Bush, became president in 2001 after one of the most
controversial presidential elections in history, in which he won a narrow and
contested victory over Democratic candidate and formervice president, Al Gore.
The 2000 election ...

Choice

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explains all the legal battles in this state by first describing how the electoral
college works and then how the disputed ballots in several Florida counties led to
demands for recounts by the Gore supporters and efforts by Bush to oppose them
. ... Similarly, James W. Ceaser and Andrew E. Busch's The Perfect Tie: The True
Story of the 2000 Presidential Election and America's Choice 2000, edited by
William Crotty, are solid books on the political background of the 2000 election.

The Hayes Tilden Election Of 1876

Author: Harold Cecil Vaughan
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 9780531024522
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Describes the political climate and the campaign and election events that made the 1876 Presidential election one of the most highly disputed in the Nation's history.

History Of The State Of New York Wigwam And Bouwerie V 2 Under Duke And King V 3 Whig And Tory V 4 The New State V 5 Conquering The Wilderness V 6 The Age Of Reform V 7 Modern Party Battles V 8 Wealth And Commonwealth V 9 Mind And Spirit V 10 The Empire State

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This body, by votes of 8 to 7, gave all the disputed electoral ballots to Hayes, and
thus, by a majority of one vote in the electoral college, declared him President.
Had the United States not just emerged from a civil war, it is probable that the
disputed election would have resulted in violence. But even the fierce partisans
of that period were unwilling to resort again to " the last argument." And it must be
admitted that, although a thwarting of the declared will of the people, the decision
for ...

Cyclop Dia Of Political Science Political Economy And Of The Political History Of The United States

Author: John Joseph Lalor
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This latter paragraph was the first official announcement of protectionist doctrines
since 1860, but its place had always been effectually filled by the resolutions of
state conventions, and by the consistent policy of the party in congress. For
president, Grant was renominated by acclamation. For vice-president, Wilson
was nominated by 364i votes to 821i for Colfax. The candidates were elected
with even less difficulty than in 1868. (See ELECTORAL VOTES, XXII.) —
Nevertheless, there ...

Cyclopaedia Of Political Science Political Economy And Of The Political History Of The United States

Author: John Joseph Lalor
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This latter paragraph was the first official announcement of protectionist doctrines
since 1860, but its place had always been effectually filled by the resolutions of
state conventions, and by the consistent policy of the party in congress. For
president, Grant was renominated by acclamation. For vice-president, Wilson
was nominated by 364i votes to 32H for Colfax. The candidates were elected with
even less difficulty than in 1868. (See Electoral Votes, XXII.) — Nevertheless,
there was ...

Cyclopaedia Of Political Science Political Ecomony And Of The Political History Of The United States

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This latter paragraph was the first official announcement of protectionist doctrines
since 1860, but its place had always been effectually filled by the resolutions of
state conventions, and by the consistent policy of the party in congress. For
president, Grant ... The consequent dissatisfaction was shown by a general
defeat of the party in the state and congressional elections of 1874–5. ... Ohio
was made the battle ground (see that state), and the gauntlet was thrown down in
1875. Success ...

Congressional Quarterly S Guide To The Congress Of The United States

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HEATED CONTESTS FOR SPEAKERSHIP: LIVELY BUT RARE IN HOUSE
HISTORY PARTISAN TENSIONS IN THE HOUSE: STRIDENCY INCREASED IN
THE 1980S ... Before the two-party system became entrenched on Capitol Hill,
factions sometimes so splintered the majority party that the election of a Speaker
turned into a battle royal. On two occasions ... The first was in 1809, when none of
the Democratic-Republican candidates was able to achieve a majority on the first
ballot.