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The Tilden fiasco of 1876 provides the only major case in American history where
the tradition that the majority must rule broke down. Frequently the elections have
been corrupted by an unconscionable use of money; sometimes they have ...
In dispute were nineteen votes of the three southern states where both parties
claimed a majority. The Republicans, who had a ^-majority in the Senate,
claimed that that body not only had the right to count the electoral votes but to
As it was, President Johnson, inheritor of the office, Southerner, long-time
majority leader of the U.S. Senate, was given an overwhelming majority of the
vote, and what he considered as a mandate to use his enormous know- how and
power in ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Al-G - LibraryThing
A collection of biographical essays centered around the men who lost their bids for the presidency. It is a bit dated as it was published in the mid 20th century, but it is an interesting look at ... 閱讀評論全文
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