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Election of 1872

Who were the candidates?What were the issues?Vote!Who won?What happened?

Who won?

Grant won.

Greeley - Brown campaign flyer

Greeley and Brown campaign flyer targeted towards North Carolina electors

Despite endorsement from the Democrats and tales of corruption during Grant's first term, Greeley could not pull out the win. The majority of Americans voted for Grant.

Candidates Popular Vote Electoral College Vote
Grant/Wilson
55.6% 78.1% (286)
Greeley/Brown
43.8% 17.2% (63)

What happened during or as a result of Grant's presidency?


 

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