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Gentleman George Hunt Pendleton: Party Politics And Ideological Identity In Nineteenth-Century America, Thomas S. Mach Jan 2007

Gentleman George Hunt Pendleton: Party Politics And Ideological Identity In Nineteenth-Century America, Thomas S. Mach

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George Hunt Pendleton is a significant but neglected figure in the history of nineteenth-century politics. A Democrat from Cincinnati, Ohio, Pendleton led the mid-western faction of the party for much of the nineteenth century. He served in the Ohio Senate for one term before serving in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1857 until 1865. He was a leader of the Extreme Peace Democrats during the Civil War and was General George B. McClellan's running mate in the presidential campaign of 1864. Losing both the election and his seat in the House, he spent almost fifteen years out ...


Gentleman George Hunt Pendleton: Party Politics And Ideological Identity In Nineteenth-Century America, Thomas S. Mach Jan 2007

Gentleman George Hunt Pendleton: Party Politics And Ideological Identity In Nineteenth-Century America, Thomas S. Mach

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George Hunt Pendleton is a significant but neglected figure in the history of nineteenth-century politics. A Democrat from Cincinnati, Ohio, Pendleton led the mid-western faction of the party for much of the nineteenth century. He served in the Ohio Senate for one term before serving in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1857 until 1865. He was a leader of the Extreme Peace Democrats during the Civil War and was General George B. McClellan's running mate in the presidential campaign of 1864. Losing both the election and his seat in the House, he spent almost fifteen years out ...


God's Renaissance Man: Abraham Kuyper, James Edward Mcgoldrick Jan 2000

God's Renaissance Man: Abraham Kuyper, James Edward Mcgoldrick

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Like his predecessors in church history, Kuyper was a person of massive intelligence, immense learning, terrific energy, and zealous faith. He nevertheless received great adulation from his beloved kleine luyden (little people) of the working and lower middle classes, many of whom struggled to survive economically and few of whom could afford a higher education. Throughout his long career as a pastor, journalist, educator and political leader, Kuyper maintained close contact with the common people and communicated with them effectively, even though he was far above them in intellect and formal learning.