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Politician Huey Long, here shown in a portrait, was well known for his populist reforms. He felt that the rich should work to help the poor. The men gathered around the portrait are then United States Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr., Senator Walter George of Georgia and Senator Robert Lee Doughton of North Carolina. The common…

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James G. Blaine served was an American politician that served as a Congressional representative from 1863-76, Senator from 1877-1881 and Secretary of State under President Garfield in 1881. In 1884 Blaine was nominated as the Presidential candidate of the Republican Party. However, Blaine’s reputation was largely tainted by accusations of having…

Kerensky: Of the People, By the people, For the People

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Krensky: By the people, of the people, for the people. Such a title certainly seems to reflect a democratic government. Aleksandr Feodorovich Kerensky was a Russian revolutionary who helped overthrow the Russian czarist regime in 1917. Kerensky served as premier of the newly formed republic. The republic was short lived however, and by the end of…

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Seems like these guys are really going at it for that nomination! The race for the 1894 Republican nomination seems to have been particularly fierce that year with four candidates considered for the nomination.