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But Garrison was heard. And the ringing words of his salutatory are inscribed on his monument in Boston. " THE ADMINISTRATION of President Van Buren was darkfinancial panic which lasted throughout his term. The Whig party conducted its campaign for its nominees, Harrison and Tyler, on the issue of prosperity and made liberal use of slogans, songs, and other appeals which were the forerunners of today's campaign methods. " Elaborate descriptions of the luxurious mode of life and sybaritic tastes attributed to Van Buren by his political foes were broadcast.

He declined President Grant's nomination of him to be minister to Great Britain in 1870, and in 1876 was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for President. " Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899) and orator, Robert G. Ingerattained nation-wide fame because o his eloquent ALREADY NOTED soll as a writer speech nominating Senator James G. Elaine, of Maine. for the presidency at the Republican national convention in Cincinnati in 1876. In a passage in this speech Ingersoll said of his candidate: "Like an armed warrior, like a plumed knight, James G.

He pronounced his lifeless eyes, Lincoln. " (1867) WHEN THE United States in 1867 acquired the colony of Alaska by purchase from Russia the deal was not regarded as a bargain by many people in the country. The price paid, $7,200,000, or about two cents an acre, was held to be an unwise expense on a government with a war debt of nearly $3,000,000,000. Secretary of State Seward was widely blamed for the transaction. " Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) ANDREW JOHNSON of Tennessee, who became President upon the death of Abraham Lincoln, April 15, 1865, early in his administration incurred the enmity of radical Republicans in the Congress because of the mildness of his reconstruction policies.

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