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Author Shafer, Ronald G, author.

Title The carnival campaign : how the rollicking 1840 campaign of "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" changed presidential elections forever / Ronald G. Shafer.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    324.9735 SHA    Available
Description viii, 279 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A compromise candidate -- The first image campaign -- Hello, Columbus -- Old Tip: hero or coward? -- Home sweet log cabin home -- Little Matty -- Palace of splendor -- Showdown in Baltimore -- A Democratic splinter -- Tippecanoe and rallies too -- The first gender gap -- Petticoat power -- Read all about us -- Sing us a song -- The marketing of a candidate -- Going negative: the Democrats fight back -- General Mum speaks -- Old Tip on the campaign trail -- Stump speakers -- The Buckeye Blacksmith -- Money talks -- Stealing votes -- Election returns -- Mr. Harrison goes to Washington -- Death of a president -- And Tyler too.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1840.
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1837-1841.
ISBN 9781613735404 hardcover
1613735405 hardcover

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