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170; Henry Clay, 105.-Total, 275. Twenty-six States voting.
For Vice-President, George M. Dallas, 170; Theodore Frelinghuysen, of New Jersey, 105.
1849 to 1853.-Zachary Taylor, of Louisiana, President, inaugurated March 4, 1849. Born in Virginia, 1784, died in Washington City, July 9, 1850.
Millard Fillmore, of New York, Vice-President. Born in Locke township, Cayuga county, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1800.
Millard Fillmore, President, after the death of Zachary Taylor, July 9, 1850. He took the oath of office, July 10, 1850.
POPULAR VOTE.-For President, Zachary Taylor, 1,362,031; Lewis Cass, of Michigan, 1,222,445 ; Martin Van Buren, (Free-Soil,) 291,455.
ELECTORAL VOTE.--For President, Zachary Taylor, 163; Lewis Cass, 127.-Total, 290. Thirty States voting.
For Vice-President, Millard Fillmore, 163; William O. Butler, Kentucky, 127.
1853 to 1857.-Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire, President, inaugurated March 5, 1853. He was born at Hillsboro, N. H., Nov. 23, 1804.
William R. King, of Alabama, Vice-President. He was born in North Carolina, April 7, 1786, died at Cahawba, Ala., April 18, 1853.
POPULAR VOTE.—For President, Franklin Pierce, 1,590,490; Winfield Scott, 1,378,589; John P. Hale, New Hampshire, (Abolition,) 157,296.
ELECTORAL VOTE.-For President,
Pierce, 254; Winfield Scott of New Jersey, 42.— Total, 296. Thirty-one States voting.
For Vice President, Wm. R. King, 254; Wm. A. Graham, North Carolina, 42.
1857 to 1861.-James Buchanan, of Pennsylvania, President. He was born at Stony Batter, Franklin county, Penn., April 22, 1791.
John C. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, Vice-President. Born near Lexington, Kentucky, Jan. 21, 1820.
POPULAR VOTE.-For President, James Buchanan, (Democratic.) 1,832,232; John C. Fremont, California, (Republican,) 1,341,514; Millard Fillmore, New York, (American,) 874,707.
ELECTORAL VOTE.-For President, James Buchanan, 174; John C. Fremont, 109; Millard Fillmore, 8.-Total, 291. Thirty-one States voting.
For Vice-President, John Breckenridge, 174; Wm. L. Dayton, New Jersey, 109; A. J. Donelson, Tennessee, 8.-Total, 291.
1861 to 1865.-Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, President, inaugurated March 4, 1861. He was born near Muldraugh's Hill, Hardin county, Ky., Feb. 1809.
Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, Vice-President. He was born at Paris, Oxford county, Me., Aug. 27, 1809.
POPULAR VOTE.-For President, Abraham Lincoln, (Republican,) 1,857,610; Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois, (Democratic,) 1,365,976; John C. Breck
enridge, of Kentucky, (Democratic,) 847,953; John Bell, of Tennessee, (Constitutional Union,) 590,631.
ELECTORAL VOTE.-For President, Abraham Lincoln, 180; John C. Breckinridge, 72; John Bell, 39; Stephen A. Douglas, 12.-Total, 291. Thirtythree States voting.
For Vice-President, Hannibal Hamlin, Maine, 180; Joseph Lane, Oregon, 72; Edward Everett, Massachusetts, 39; Herschel V. Johnson, Georgia,
1865 to 1869.-Abraham Lincoln, President, inaugurated March 4, 1865.
Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, Vice-President. POPULAR VOTE.—For President, Abraham Lincoln, (Republican,) 3,213,035; George B. McClellan, (Democrat,) 1,811,754.
Upon the assassination of President Lincoln, April 14, 1865, Andrew Johnson, then Vice-President, assumed the Presideney, and Lafayette S. Foster, of Norwich, Conn., President of the Senate, became Vice-President.
POPULAR NAMES OF STATES.
Virginia, the Old Dominion.
South Carolina, the Palmetto State.
Kentucky, the Corn-Cracker.
Delaware, the Blue Hen's Chicken.
Missouri, the Puke State.
Indiana, the Hoosier State.