Presidents of the Era (1860-1928)
James Buchananthey supporeted the kansas nebraska act.
revealed that buchanan had won support in both slaves and free states, receiving 174 electoral votes to fremont 114 and fillmore's 8.
Abrham Lincolnhe debate over the dred scott decision echoed across the land.
conflict over slavery and the kansas nebraska act.
prompted lincolns return to politics.
Andrew Johnsonresign from the senate in 1825 to campaign for president in the 1828 election.
he rewarded his supporters by giving some of them government tobs know as the spoils system.
he was impeached from office for violating the ten ure of office.
Ulysses S. Grantduring the summer of 1869, financiers jay gould and james fisk tried to corner,or gain a monopoly on, the gold market.
civil service reform was the battle greeley, grants liberal republican opponment in 1872.
Hoping to benefit from the split in the republican party, democrats also threw their support behind greeley.
Rutherford B. Hayesopponents of reconstruction vowed to win the election even " if we have to wade in blood knee-deep.
A commision set up to rule on hayes the presidency by one electoral vote.
democrats in the house protested.
James A. Garfieldgarfield edged out his democratic rival, civil war veteran general winfield scott hancock, by fewer than 10,000 votes.
In the days before the incident garfield had refused to increase the security around the white house.
even commented, assassination can no more be guared against than death by lightning; and it is not best to worry about either.
Chester A. Arthurrepublican party's presidential canidate.
to satisfy the stalwarts they named conkling's political ally. The vice presidential nominee.
Grover Clevelandcleveland had agained national attention when he opposed tammany hall while governor of new york.
Instead of a disussion of the issues, mudslinging dominated the campaign.
he replied, the other side can have a monopoly of all the dirt in this campaign.
Benjamin HarrisonTo oppose him, the republicans chose of indiana. A grandson of the ninth president, william herny harrison
William Mckinleythe republicans chose ohio governor as there presidential candate and adopted a conservative platform upholding the gold standard.
A deeply split democratic party rejected presidential cleveland.
Presdential cleveland's action saved the gold strandard, but this did not end the debate on the money supply.
Theodore Roosevelthe was governor of N.Y. working to reform government and regulate big business. when he was asked to be vice president. he became president when Mckinley was shot. he helped reshape the country as surely as he renamed the executive manison the W.H.
William Howard Taft
Warren G. Harding