TITLE

Making Hayes

AUTHOR(S)
Judis, John B.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;11/27/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 22, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the results the presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore with the 1876 campaign between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden. Disputed results in four states in the Hayes and Tilden contest; Trading of the presidency for the end of the Reconstruction to solve the 1876 crisis; Disagreement on the electoral vote in three Southern states in 1876; Disagreement between Democrats and Republican concerning abortion, gun control, education vouchers and tax cuts; Continuation of the narrowing of the differences between the two parties that started with the presidency of Bill Clinton.
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3787683

 

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