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had been the case with Alton B. Parker and Charles Evans Hughes, his defeat
was entirely a matter of timing: if he had been nominated in 1840 when the Whig
party was in its full strength he would have won by an overwhelming majority; ...
Advised by the outstanding Whigs that he should remain absolutely silent, he
agreed that he would say nothing and do nothing which would embarrass their
efforts to get him nominated. It is the only instance of docility in his tempestuous ...
He was a loyal Whig; the Whig convention had set up this platform; therefore it
was his duty to endorse it. Caught off guard when the telegram informing him of
his nomination arrived, he dispatched an immediate reply to the convention, ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Chris_El - LibraryThing
Very interesting looking at the other people that ran for the highest office in America. It is also interesting thinking about what would have been different had they won. We would live in a very different country today had some of the races gone the other way. 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ElijahBailey - LibraryThing
Probably my favorite history, despite bias correctly noted by antiquary. Of note: The 1966 edition contains perspective on presidents since the original publication. While these are very limited ... 閱讀評論全文