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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, November 26th, 1844

Rumours say that Gag Rule is to be rescinded by a group led by Former President John Quincy Adams.

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The colour blue denotes the States won by Sen. Cass & Fmr Amb. Dallas; the colour red denotes the States won by Fmr Sen. Clay & Fmr Sen. Frelinghuysen.

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Lewis Cass (Democratic), 13th President of the United States of America, 1st Term: March 4th 1845 - March 4th 1849

 

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George Mifflin Dallas (Democratic), 14th Vice President of the United States of America, 1st Term: March 4th 1845 - March 4th 1849

 

Cass' first term is nearly identical to Polk's first term as they agreed overwhelmingly on the issues.

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1848 United States Presidential Election

"The Mexican War had secured Manifest Destiny but has slave and free states at each other's teeth. Who can secure peace?"

- Conventions Blurb.

 

"Manifest Destiny has been secured through the Mexican War, but regions of the United States are nearing Civil War. Who can secure peace?"

- General Election Blurb.

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Whig Party Convention Candidates

  • Gen. Zachary Taylor.
  • Sen. Henry Clay.
  • Gen. Winfield Scott.
  • Sec. Daniel Webster.
  • Sen. John M. Clayton.
  • Assoc. Justice John McLean.
  • Rep. Abraham Lincoln.

 

Democratic Party Convention Candidates

  • Pres. Lewis Cass.
  • Sec. James Buchanan.
  • Assoc. Justice Levi Woodbury.
  • Sen. John C. Calhoun.
  • Fmr Sen. Franklin Pierce.

 

Free Soil Party Convention Candidates

  • Fmr Pres. Martin Van Buren.
  • Sen. John P. Hale.
  • Rep. Joshua R. Giddings.
  • Mr. Charles Francis Adams.

 

Liberty Party Candidates

  • Mr. Gerrit Smith (With Mr. George Washington Julian as his running mate). 
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Daily Political Times, Wednesday, February 2nd, 1848

President Lewis Cass has ordered the court-martial of John C. Fremont. 

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, February 3rd, 1848

Construction has begun on the Washington Monument.

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Daily Political Times, Saturday, February 5th, 1848

The Mexican-American War has ended. America will expand to the Pacific Ocean under the terms of a new Treaty.

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Daily Political Times, Sunday, February 6th, 1848

Rumours say that Gold mines may have been found in California.

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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, February 22nd, 1848

An interesting new book called "the Communist Manifesto" has been published in London which was authored by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, February 24th, 1848

French Prime Minister François Guizot of the Resistance Party has resigned amid mob violence.

Former President John Quincy Adams has died at the age of 80 after collapsing in Congress.

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Daily Political Times, Friday, February 25th, 1848

King Louis Philippe I of France has abdicated. Alphonse de Lamartine has declared the establishment of the Second French Republic.

Charles Francis Adams, while mourning the death of his father, is considering a third party run for President.

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Daily Political Times, Monday, February 28th, 1848

Rumours say that "the Conqueror of Mexico" General Winfield Scott a known Whig is considering a run for President.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, March 2nd, 1848

A Public Library in Boston is to be built by 1852.

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Daily Political Times, Friday, March 3rd, 1848

Social unrest is on the increase in the Kingdom of Sweden.

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Daily Political Times, Saturday, March 4th, 1848

Former President Martin Van Buren has announced his opposition to slavery. "The Magician" is to run for President once again.

Rumours say that the Whigs are considering General Zachary Taylor, who has never even voted, for their Presidential Ticket.

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Daily Political Times, Sunday, March 12th, 1848

The Province of Canada has gone for two joint Premiers to lead their government.

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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, March 14th, 1848

Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Prince von Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein, famed opponent of Napoleon Bonaparte, has resigned from the positions of State Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Austrian Empire.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, March 16th, 1848

There has been a revolution in Hungary. Hungarians are demanding autonomy from the Austrian Empire.

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Daily Political Times, Saturday, March 18th, 1848

Nathan Clifford has resigned as Attorney General.

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Daily Political Times, Sunday, March 19th, 1848

There has been a revolution in the Kingdom of Prussia. The population have forced the King to appoint a liberal government amid violence.

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Daily Political Times, Saturday, March 25th, 1848

A territorial battle in Northern Germany with the Kingdom of Denmark has been reported.

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Daily Political Times, Sunday, April 2nd, 1848

Henry Clay is facing backlash after opposing all land acquisitions from the United Mexican States.

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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, April 4th, 1848

The Chicago Board of Trade has been founded.

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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, April 11th, 1848

The Illinois and Michigan Canal has opened. 

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