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Selecting the president : from 1789 to 1996.

Author: Congressional Quarterly, inc.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selecting the President: From 1789 to 1996 explores all important aspects of the presidential selection process: the candidate's decision to enter the presidential race, campaign strategy and fund-raising, primaries and caucuses, national party conventions, the general election campaign, and the electoral college.
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Genre/Form: History
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Selecting the president.
Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, ©1997
(OCoLC)605044838
Online version:
Selecting the president.
Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, ©1997
(OCoLC)605069531
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Congressional Quarterly, inc.
ISBN: 156802312X 9781568023120
OCLC Number: 36407802
Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Electoral Process. History of Presidential Elections. The Campaign Finance System. The Nominating Process. General Election Campaign. The Election --
Ch. 2. Taking Office. The Transition Period. The Inauguration --
Ch. 3. Chronology of Presidential Elections. The Emergence of the Electoral Process. The Age of Jackson. The Idea of a Party System. Slavery Divides the Nation. Postwar Radicalism. The Age of Republicanism. The Age of Reform. The "Return to Normalcy" and the Roaring Twenties. The New Deal Coalition. The Breakup of Consensus. The New Conservative Discourse. Democrats Regain the White House.

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