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From:Presidential Studies Quarterly (Vol. 30, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedRum, Romanism, and Rebellion: The Making of a President, 1884. By Mark Wahlgren Summers. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. 377 + xv pp. Few presidential elections stand so prominent in American...
From:Presidential Studies Quarterly (Vol. 42, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedThis article constitutes a comparative analysis of nineteenth-century "restoration presidents"--presidents from the dominant party who come to power immediately following opposition presidents--to determine the extent...
From:Civil War History (Vol. 51, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedOn August 8, 1885, Americans awoke to the solemn sound of tolling bells. Most needed no reminder that this was the day of the funeral of Union general and twice-elected president Ulysses S. Grant. Befitting his already...
From:Journal of Southern History (Vol. 69, Issue 4) Peer-ReviewedFEW SOUTHERN WHITES WERE MORE PASSIONATE ABOUT OR MORE DEDICATED to the Confederacy and the Lost Cause than Father Abram J. Ryan, a poet and Catholic priest in New Orleans and other southern cities. During the Civil War...
From:The Historian (Vol. 73, Issue 2) Peer-ReviewedTwo MAJOR COMPROMISES reached at the 1787 Philadelphia Constitutional Convention affected the Electoral College. Of these two, scholars have focused on the Three-Fifths Compromise, which apportioned representatives by...
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