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What Happens at a National Convention?


 

Primary Election Political Parties Election Day Voting Election of the President Candidates National Conventions National Conventions - An Inside View Candidates at the Convention The Campaign Polling Places The Electoral College The Electoral Map The Inauguration

 
National Conventions

Democracy: Cartoon Nation
by Liam O'Donnell, Patricia Storms (Illustrator), Michael Bailey

The 1968 Democratic Convention (Cornerstones of Freedom. Second Series)
by Tom McGowen

National Party Conventions, 1831-1984

The Obama View: The Historic Fight for the 2008 Democratic Nomination (Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times)
by Karen Bush Gibson

The Clinton View: The Historic Fight for the 2008 Democratic Nomination (Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times)
by Kathleen Tracy

Democratic National Convention 2008: Obama's Mile High Moment
by The Denver Post

Barack Obama Acceptance Speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention - Full Text
by ObamaQuotes.com

Official proceedings of the Democratic national convention, held in 1860, at Charleston and Baltimore
by Democratic National Convention

Battleground Chicago: The Police and the 1968 Democratic National Convention
by Frank Kusch

Michelle Obama's Speech at the Democratic National Convention - Complete Text
by ObamaQuotes.com

Sarah Palin Speech at the Republican National Convention (Full Text)
by Sarah Palin

Official Report of the Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention 1932
by Democratic National Committee

The 1960 Democratic National Convention Official Program
by Unknown

Rights in Conflict: The Violent Confrontation of Demonstrators and Police in the Parks and Streets of Chicago During the Week of the Democratic National Convention of 1968 (Violence in Chicago - The Walker Report)

Official Proceedings of the Twelfth Republican National Convention
by Republican National Convention

National Political Convention Ribbon Badges Catalog & Price Guide
by Edward Krohn

Addresses at the Republican National Convention, 1904
by Henry Kanegsberg

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The Republican National Convention, meeting in Chicago on May 20, 1868, nominated U.S. Grant for the presidency. The convention marked the national debut of black politicians. P.B.S. Pinchback of Louisiana and James J. Harris were delegates to the convention. Harris was named to the committee which informed Grant of his nomination. Blacks also served for the first time as presidential electors. Robert Meacham was a presidential elector in Florida. The South Carolina electoral ticket included three black Republican leaders, B.F. Randolph, Stephen A. Swails, and Alonzo J. Ransier. Robert N. C. Nix was elected to Congress.

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