I have written several posts about past presidential election that I thought were interesting and I’ll probably write some more. I thought it might be nice to have links to them all in one place.
The first presidential election.
Washington is re-elected
John Adams gets his turn
This one ended in a tie vote and a duel.
Jefferson is reelected
Madison succeeds Jefferson
The War of 1812
The End of the Federalists
Most Boring Election in History
The loser ended up getting to be president.
The beginning of Jacksonian democracy
Martin Van Buren’s Turn
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too!
Old Rough and Ready
The End of the Whigs
The Last Chance
The country split apart and fought the Civil War.
Lincoln is reelected and the North wins
Grant Takes Command
No one knows who really won.