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Almost President

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Author: Scott Farris
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762784210
Size: 75.27 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 352
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Veteran political journalist Scott Farris tells the stories of legendary presidential also-rans, from Henry Clay to Stephen Douglas, from William Jennings Bryan to Thomas Dewey, and from Adlai Stevenson to Al Gore. He also includes concise profiles of every major candidate nominated for president who never reached the White House but who helped promote the success of American democracy. Farris explains how Barry Goldwater achieved the party realignment that had eluded FDR, how George McGovern paved the way for Barack Obama, and how Ross Perot changed the way all presidential candidates campaign. There is Al Smith, the first Catholic nominee for president; and Adlai Stevenson, the candidate of the "eggheads" who remains the beau ideal of a liberal statesman. And Farris explores the potential legacies of recent runners-up John Kerry and John McCain. The book also includes compact and evocative portraits of such men as John C. Fremont, the first Republican Party presidential candidate; and General Winfield Scott, whose loss helped guarantee the Union victory in the Civil War. This new edition of Almost President brings the work up-to-date with a section that explores the results and ramifications of the 2012 presidential election.

Congressional Giants

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Author: J Michael Martinez
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ISBN: 1793616086
Size: 74.96 MB
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Languages : en
Pages : 242
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Congressional Giants examines the lives and achievements of 14 influential leaders of Congress from the nineteenth century to the present day. These "giants" shaped American history in myriad ways that continue to reverberate well into the twenty-first century.

Public Papers Of The Presidents Of The United States

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Author: United States. President
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Size: 53.15 MB
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Category : Presidents
Languages : en
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"Containing the public messages, speeches, and statements of the President", 1956-1992.

Republic Of The Philippines Congressional Record

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Author: Philippines. Congress (1940-1973). Senate
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Category : Philippines
Languages : en
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The Latter Day Saints Millennial Star

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Category : Mormons
Languages : en
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History Of Kossuth And Humbolt Counties Iowa

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Size: 23.95 MB
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Category : Humboldt County (Iowa)
Languages : en
Pages : 911
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Nature

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Category : Science
Languages : en
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A History Of The War Between Great Britain And The United States Of America

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Author: Gilbert Auchinleck
Publisher: Maclear
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Category : Canada History War of 1812
Languages : en
Pages : 408
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The Manifesto

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Hillary Clinton

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Author: Michael Woodford
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781549562853
Size: 26.40 MB
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Languages : en
Pages : 109
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HILLARY CLINTON: The Almost President - A Biography of Hillary Clinton For the better part of three decades, Hillary Clinton has been a name to take heed of. Initially, the people of the United States knew her as the sharp, attractive wife of sharp, attractive Bill Clinton as he ran for president in 1992. We all remember her as the embattled first lady when she became the center of one of the United State's worst presidential scandals. But, that's not the full view available when it comes to Hillary Clinton. There is so much to unpack and digest--it feels silly that the world-at-large sees her as this stock figure. In reality, she is very much like the rest of us. She has flaws, misgivings, and deceits. However, she may be one of the most powerful women of all time. You could say the rest of it just comes with the job.In 2008, when she ran for president opposite Barack Obama, she gathered the most votes for a woman in a primary...ever. Clinton, as we all know, lost that battle to the eventual two-term president. However, she took on the prestigious role of Secretary of State and served honorably for many years. Fresh in the minds of everyone, however, must be the 2016 election. This time, Clinton came into the race as an undisputed front-runner. She was eventually opposed by Bernie Sanders in one of the more divisive primary cycles to date for the Democrats. However, by the time Summer 2016 rolled around, she had become the first woman to ever be nominated to run for president by a major American political party (read: Republicans or Democrats). However, she lost the scandal-plagued presidential election to a very unpopular presidential candidate and she has now decided to become simply, "an activist citizen". Hers is a tale of democracy, triumph, and plenty of tragedy. However, there are lessons to be learned at every turn. No one has looked so squarely into the maw of politics and been turned away quite so extravagantly--save, maybe, the inimitable William Jennings Bryan. But, with any good politician (or bad, if you so choose) the best way to really surmise their impact is to look at their record before it became obscured by black limos and secret service members. This biography looks at the life, career and times of Hillary Clinton, America's Almost-President, to uncover the driving forces that make here nonetheless one of the most important icons of the 21st century.

The Christian Union

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Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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Size: 56.69 MB
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Category : Christianity
Languages : en
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The President S Report

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Author: University of Michigan
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Size: 57.20 MB
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Category : Universities and colleges
Languages : en
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