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CSPAN
Aug 2, 2016 6:01pm EDT
. ulysses grant. now this raises some questions. george washington said you only serve two terms. it wasn't said. it was the precedent. the question was, since grant had served two terms and left, if he comes back and runs again, is that okay. and they didn't know. this is before franklin roosevelt and the change in our system. so he was certainly -- it wasn't illegal or unconstitutional for him to run again, but people wondered is a third term that is not contiguous a third term, or is a first term for the second time. and that's the way they phrased it. grant did not want to be president again. he didn't like the job. but he was not in good health and was broke. and he needed a job. and so he allowed conkling to put his name in nomination. and so the two main figures for the republican nomination in 1880 are james blaine of maine and former president ulysses grant. a third candidate appears. the third candidate is john sherman of ohio. john sherman had been the treasury secretary in the hayes administration, left the hayes administration and became a senator from ohio. he is the brother o
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2016 9:41pm EDT
write another book. he gets involved with an ohio senator by the name of george pendleton to try and draft civil service reform. sadly it only passes after garfield's death. good point for us to stop here and shift to the second character in our story, and there is nothing more different than this absolutely brilliant latin and greek scholar, president of the university, lawyer who argues ex parte. architect who designs his own house. mathematician who comes up with a theorem that gets published. et cetera. et cetera. than charles getoe. charles julius geto was born in freeport, illinois, a french family. moves to new york as a young man because he wants to go to nyu and is completely inadequately prepared and flunks the entrance exam. moves to ann arbor, fwn michigao take remedial courses and quits after a couple weeks and decides he is not good at schooling, in his phrase, and joins a utopian religious sect known as the oneida community, that was in new york and practices free love and sexual freedoms to put it mildly, and group marriage, and none of the women want anything to do w
CSPAN
May 31, 2015 1:55pm EDT
comes up with a candidate, ulysses grant. this raises some questions. george washington said that only serve two terms. the question was -- and grant had served two terms and left, if he comes back to run again, is that ok? this was before franklin roosevelt change the system. it certainly wasn't illegal or unconstitutional for him to run again, but people wondered, is a third term that is not continuous at third term? or is it a first term for the second time? that is the way they phrased it. grant does not want to be president again. the two main figures for the republican nomination in 1880 is james lane of maine and former president ulysses grant. the third candidate is john sherman of ohio. john sherman had been the treasury secretary in the hayes administration left to become a senator from ohio. he is the brother of william tecumseh sherman. so, now we have three major figures. john sherman then goes to garfield and says -- garfield, will you be my campaign manager? garfield says yes, i would be honored. sherman then decides to resign from the senate in order to devote his full
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