Eletction of 1956

Eletction of 1956 - Golden Election of 1856 1 The democratic and republican parties throughout the years have given our nation opportunities to

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Golden Election of 1856 1 The democratic and republican parties throughout the years have given our nation opportunities to make choices for ourselves. At least most Americans believe that these parties give us choices. If individuals would think that politics in the United States are free in choice. Truly what hasn’t been seen is that these parties set limitations to how free our choice really is. Since the beginning of politics, mainly discussing the times of slavery, politics have their own thoughts on what they might think that the people want in life and liberty. They look at polls and even if they might be a poll of “one-way voters” and believe that is what all the people from the slums to the riches want. Even in these political standings one could not truly say what or were the parties might lead or go to just to receive votes. In 1865 “ the Democrats chose James Buchanan of Pennsylvania for their presidential nominee; although a northerner, he was seen as willing to appease southern slave-owners” (Election of 1865). This shows that in the
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Roseman during the Spring '08 term at Reinhardt.

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Eletction of 1956 - Golden Election of 1856 1 The democratic and republican parties throughout the years have given our nation opportunities to

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