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Presidents of the Era (1860-1928)

  • James Buchanan

    James Buchanan
    they 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 Lincoln

    Abrham Lincoln
    he debate over the dred scott decision echoed across the land.
    conflict over slavery and the kansas nebraska act.
    prompted lincolns return to politics.
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    resign 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. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant
    during 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. Hayes

    Rutherford B. Hayes
    opponents 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. Garfield

    James A. Garfield
    garfield 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. Arthur

    Chester A. Arthur
    republican party's presidential canidate.
    to satisfy the stalwarts they named conkling's political ally. The vice presidential nominee.
  • Grover Cleveland

    Grover Cleveland
    cleveland 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 Harrison

    Benjamin Harrison
    To oppose him, the republicans chose of indiana. A grandson of the ninth president, william herny harrison
  • William Mckinley

    William Mckinley
    the 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 Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt
    he 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

    William Howard Taft
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
  • Warren G. Harding

    Warren G. Harding
  • Calvin Coolidge

    Calvin Coolidge