Tuesday, June 15, 2004

HarpWeek | Hayes vs. Tilden: The Electoral College Controversy of 1876-1877

HarpWeek | Hayes vs. Tilden: The Electoral College Controversy of 1876-1877 Provides an overview of the controversy, biographies of those involved, as well as day-by-day account of the events. Primarily reproduced from the pages Harper's Weekly.

From the site:

HarpWeek has created this Website, primarily from the pages of Harper’s Weekly, as a public service to familiarize students and the general public with the historic events of the Electoral College controversy of 1876-1877.The organization of the site allows users to follow events day by day, to acquire a more in-depth understanding by reading the overview, and to gain insight into the press’s coverage by looking at the numerous period cartoons (most by Thomas Nast), along with corresponding explanations of their historical meaning.

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