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Four Hats in the Ring The 1912 Election and the Birth of Modern American Politics

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ISBN-10: 0700618562

ISBN-13: 9780700618569

Edition: 2008

Authors: Lewis L. Gould

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Imagine a presidential election with four well-qualified and distinguished candidates and a serious debate over the future of the nation Sound impossible in this era of attack ads and strident partisanship? It happened nearly a century ago in 1912, when incumbent Republican William Howard Taft, former president Theodore Roosevelt running as the Progressive Party candidate, Democratic nominee Woodrow Wilson, and Socialist candidate Eugene V. Debs all spoke to major concerns of the American people and changed the landscape of national politics in the bargain. The presidential election of 1912 saw a third-party candidate finish second in both popular and electoral votes. The Socialist…    
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 4/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English