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Community Voices: The Election of 1856 Has Striking Similarities to This Year’s Presidential Contest

As we stagger through this year’s presidential campaign, it might help to look back at the election of 1856, when, for the first time, the West yielded a presidential candidate. His name was John Charles Frémont, and he was a big name in his day. He still is: From Colorado to California, we have rivers […]