29 Warren G. Harding

29 Warren G. Harding - Leah Betten Mr Bickerstaff Period 3...

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Leah Betten Mr. Bickerstaff Period 3 2/25/07 WARREN G. HARDING I. President: Warren Gamaliel Harding A. November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923 II. States: A. Ohio born B. Ohio delegate for President III. Educational and Occupational background A. Education 1. Graduated with a BS degree from Central College in 1882 B. Occupational 1. Military Service a. Virginia militia (1752-1754, 1755-1758) b. Commander in chief of the Continental army (1755-1783) 2. Congressional a. Teacher, lawyer, insurance salesman, reporter (1882-1889) b. Ohio State Senator (1899-1903) c. Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1903-1905) d. US Senator (1915-1921) IV. Dates of the terms of office A. 1921 – 1923 (Died in office) V. Prominent issues in each election A. The campaign hinged on the League of Nations, which Cox supported and Harding did not. B. Harding conducted a front-porch campaign in Marion, Ohio. C. Cox traveled far to deliver nearly 400 speeches. D. He challenged war-weary Americans to remain active in world affairs and to tackle domestic problems. He also cited the startling 17 percent illiteracy rate and the existence of poverty in the "land of plenty." VI. Opponent(s) by term A. James M. Cox – Democrat B. Eugene V. Debs – Socialist VII. Vice President:
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