• The Religiosity of Presidential Elections
    characterized the election marked the first serious clash of religions in presidential politics. Religion played a crucial role in determining the victor, in part because many Americans feared papal control over the presidency. But, religion was not the only factor that led to Smith’s defeat and Hoover’s...
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  • Ch.20
    election of 1884. They did this because they rejected James G. Blaine’s corrupted political legacy. The election swung in favor of Cleveland. 5. convict-lease system- was a system of penal labor instituted in the American South after the emancipation of slaves in the United States...
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  • a Challenge to Filipino Legislators
    given responsibilities of Gobernadorcillo or Alcalde. As such, these men had wielded some influence in their communities, and patronage politics was a common undertaking.4 During the early years of American rule of the Philippine Islands, these Illustrados joined the democratic process introduced by...
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  • Polsci
    politics of Mangaldan. The elected mayor of the town, Herminio Romero, just died last December, 2012. And so, the vicemayor, Bernardo “Berex” Abalos, succeeded the vacant seat of the mayoralty. The peculiar thing about this acting mayor is that when the 2007 elections happened, he ran for the...
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  • Gilded Age as Seen by Frank Baum
    strength in the Midwest and South, fell into rapid decline. By 1900, when Bryan was again defeated by McKinley, Populism already had one more chance. The politics of the 1896 campaign, which divided the voters into "silverites" and "goldbugs," was the theme of Baum's story. Dorothy...
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  • Bmnb
    key information, issues, events, elections and/or people for each system. 2. Identify and explain why the U.S. governmental system favors a two-party system. Historical Source(s): (include copies in materials section) Additional Materials/Resources: (include copies in materials section...
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  • Big Business Big Labor & Big Cities themes part 2
    Election of U.S. Senators Direct Democracy,Banking Reform, Government Ownership of the Railroads,Graduated Income Tax, and Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver. The Populist Party, also known as The People's Party, thrived between 1892 and 1896. Many people wonder why the Populist Party failed, but...
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  • The Philippine Administrative System
    our feet in the school. We learned that we were colonized for over 300 years by the Spaniards and that our heroes fought for a long time just to bring back our freedom. After 1896, we had a short-lived independence before we were colonized by the Americans. The Philippines was colonized indirectly...
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  • Project
    Robert Greene, The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford (1995) 142.^ Martha Derthick, The Politics of Deregulation (1985) 143.^ "People & Events: The Election of 1976". American Experience. PBS. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 144.^ Urofsky, Melvin I. (2000). The American Presidents. Taylor & Francis. p. 545. ISBN...
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  • History
    Reconstruction permit African Americans to participate actively and effectively in southern politics. After a few years of widespread black voting and significant black officeholding, the forces of white supremacy ushered most African Americans to the margins of the southern political world, where they would...
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  • UPUSH
    Jennings Bryan In the 1896 election, which area was a center of William McKinley's political support? Urban areas Why is the Currency Act of 1900 significant? It committed the United States to the gold standard. In the 1880s and 1890s, why did many Americans argue that the...
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  • Politics in the Age of Enterprise
    that they were sympathetic to ethnic diversity, the Republicans turned both economic and cultural challenges to their advantage and won the election of 1896, thus ending the paralyzing equilibrium in American politics. 15. KNOW: Solid South, results of Pres. Garfield’s assassination, significance of...
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  • Horror
    a wave of “Slasher” films. The 80’s showed new energy and new innovations to the genre. Films such as Alien, The Thing and American Werewolf in London were watershed moments for the advancements of special effects. Slashers such as Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th were becoming popular...
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  • history
    Harvey Mark Hanna John Wesley Powell Meridian 1) What social, ethnic, environmental, and economic factors made the trans-Mississippi West a unique region among the successive American frontiers? 2) What were the major issues in the crucial campaign of 1896? Why did McKinley win, and what...
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  • Mormon Final Essay
    American politics, such as Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State and United States National Security Advisor for Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Joe Lieberman (Senator of Connecticut and Al Gore's running mate in the 2000 presidential election) (Sarna & Golden, 2000.) Like Catholics and Jews, most...
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  • Technology
    of the American Republic, Fourth Edition IV. Global Essay: The United States in an Industrial Age 18. The New South And The Trans−Mississippi West (1870˘1896) © The McGraw−Hill Companies, 2005 CHAPTER 18 THE NEW SOUTH AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST 488 In the end, most of...
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  • GKE task 3
    during the Russian Revolution in 1917 and Ukrainian Orange Revolution in 2004 it is clear why the Russian Revolution is considered to be violent while Orange Revolution is considered to be non-violent. There were different strategies and tactics used by people to demonstrate their protest. Ukrainians...
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  • The Search for Order
    African American Experience in Reconstruction The ex-slaves considered this moment of freedom the great watershed event of their lives. They had a clear vision of what freedom meant. It was not just freedom from white control, but also the opportunity to expand the institutions and autonomous culture...
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  • AP Gov Notes
    , Michael M., et al. Campaign Advertising and American Democracy. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008. Hart, Roderick P. Campaign Talk: Why Elections Are Good For Us. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000. Institute of Politics, ed. Campaign for President: The Managers Look at...
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  • To What Extent Has the Importance of the Tet Offensive of 1968 Been Overrated?
    pursuit of a military victory” to military withdrawal, and the achievement of ‘peace with honour’, through the negotiation of a treaty which would ensure South Vietnam’s survival. The Tet Offensive was considered a military success by some in the army as “superior American firepower wiped out almost...
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