Unformatted text preview: delivering more than 80 extemporaneous speeches to nearly 300,000 people who visited him at Indianapolis. He made "high tariff" the chief issue, while Cleveland called for lower tariffs and even free trade. On election day, Harrison trailed Cleveland by more than 90,000 popular votes, but he carried Indiana, New York, and several "doubtful states" and won the presidency by an ELECTORAL vote of 233 to 168....
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- Spring '10
- President of the United States, James G. Blaine