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United States presidential election, 1940

Index United States presidential election, 1940

The United States presidential election of 1940 was the 39th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940. [1]

177 relations: Alben W. Barkley, Alf Landon, Allies of World War II, Alternate history, Alva B. Adams, American Civil War, American Mafia, Andrew Jackson, Arsenal of Democracy, Arthur James (politician), Arthur Vandenberg, Barack Obama, Battle of France, Big business, Blitzkrieg, Bring the Jubilee, California, Charles L. McNary, Cincinnati, Communist Party USA, Connecticut, Cordell Hull, Daniel Katz (psychologist), Dark horse, David I. Walsh, Democratic Party (United States), Dewey Jackson Short, District attorney, E. W. Scripps Company, Earl Browder, East Coast of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt, Electoral College (United States), European theatre of World War II, First Lady of the United States, Flood control, Frank Gannett, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gardner Cowles Jr., George Washington, German Army (Wehrmacht), Great Depression, Grover Cleveland, Hanford MacNider, Harold Stassen, Henry A. Wallace, Herbert Hoover, History of the United States (1918–1945), Illinois, Interventionism (politics), ..., Iowa, Isolationism, James Farley, James MacGregor Burns, James Madison, James W. Ford, Jesse H. Jones, John Cowles Sr., John Nance Garner, John W. Aiken, Joseph C. O'Mahoney, Joseph W. Martin Jr., Kansas, List of Presidents of the United States, List of United States Senators from Michigan, List of United States Senators from Ohio, Look (American magazine), Louis A. Johnson, Lucky Luciano, Manhattan, Massachusetts, Maynard C. Krueger, Media proprietor, Michigan, Midwestern United States, Millard Tydings, Monopoly, Nazi Germany, New Age, New Deal, New York (state), New York City, New York County District Attorney, New York Herald Tribune, Nicholas Roerich, Norman Thomas, Northeastern United States, Northern United States, Ohio, Oregon, Party leaders of the United States Senate, Paul V. McNutt, Percentage point, Philadelphia, Philip Roth, Political machine, Politico, Prentiss M. Brown, President of the United States, Prohibition Party, Republican National Convention, Republican Party (United States), Robert A. Taft, Roger Babson, Rural area, S. Everett Gleason, Scott W. Lucas, Social programs in the United States, Socialism, Socialist Labor Party of America, Socialist Party of America, Solid South, Southern Company, Southern United States, Star Tribune, Styles Bridges, Tennessee Valley, Tennessee Valley Authority, The Des Moines Register, The Plot Against America, Third inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Thomas E. Dewey, Trade union, United Kingdom, United States House of Representatives elections, 1940, United States non-interventionism, United States Postmaster General, United States presidential election, United States presidential election in Alabama, 1940, United States presidential election in Arizona, 1940, United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1940, United States presidential election in California, 1940, United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1940, United States presidential election in Florida, 1940, United States presidential election in Georgia, 1940, United States presidential election in Maine, 1940, United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1940, United States presidential election in Michigan, 1940, United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1940, United States presidential election in Montana, 1940, United States presidential election in New Hampshire, 1940, United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1940, United States presidential election in New Mexico, 1940, United States presidential election in New York, 1940, United States presidential election in Ohio, 1940, United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1940, United States presidential election in Rhode Island, 1940, United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1940, United States presidential election in Utah, 1940, United States presidential election in Vermont, 1940, United States presidential election in Virginia, 1940, United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1940, United States presidential election in Wyoming, 1940, United States presidential election, 1796, United States presidential election, 1812, United States presidential election, 1832, United States presidential election, 1892, United States presidential election, 1916, United States presidential election, 1932, United States presidential election, 2012, United States Secretary of Agriculture, United States Senate elections, 1940, University of California, Santa Barbara, Vice President of the United States, Wall Street, Wall Street Crash of 1929, Wehrmacht, Wendell Willkie, Western Europe, William B. Bankhead, William L. Langer, William Rhodes Davis, Woodrow Wilson, Working class in the United States, World War II, 1940 Democratic National Convention, 1940 Republican National Convention. Expand index (127 more) »

Alben W. Barkley

Alben William Barkley (November 24, 1877 – April 30, 1956) was an American lawyer and politician from Kentucky who served in both houses of Congress and as the 35th Vice President of the United States from 1949 to 1953.

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Alf Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon (September 9, 1887October 12, 1987) was an American politician from the Republican Party.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Alternate history

Alternate history or alternative history (Commonwealth English), sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently.

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Alva B. Adams

Alva Blanchard Adams (October 29, 1875 – December 1, 1941) was a Democratic politician who represented Colorado in the United States Senate from 1923 until 1924 and again from 1933 to 1941.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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American Mafia

The American Mafia (commonly referred to as the Mafia or the Mob, though "the Mob" can refer to other organized crime groups) or Italian-American Mafia, is the highly organized Italian-American criminal society.

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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.

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Arsenal of Democracy

During the Second World War (1939–1945), "Arsenal of Democracy" was the slogan used by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in a radio broadcast delivered on 29 December 1940.

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Arthur James (politician)

Arthur Horace James (July 14, 1883April 27, 1973) was an American lawyer, politician, and judge.

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Arthur Vandenberg

Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg (March 22, 1884April 18, 1951) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Michigan from 1928 to 1951.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Battle of France

The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War.

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Big business

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Blitzkrieg

Blitzkrieg (German, "lightning war") is a method of warfare whereby an attacking force, spearheaded by a dense concentration of armoured and motorised or mechanised infantry formations with close air support, breaks through the opponent's line of defence by short, fast, powerful attacks and then dislocates the defenders, using speed and surprise to encircle them with the help of air superiority.

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Bring the Jubilee

Bring the Jubilee is a 1953 novel of alternate history by American writer Ward Moore.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Charles L. McNary

Charles Linza McNary (June 12, 1874February 25, 1944) was a United States Republican politician from Oregon.

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Cincinnati

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Communist Party USA

The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) is a communist political party in the United States established in 1919 after a split in the Socialist Party of America.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Cordell Hull

Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Daniel Katz (psychologist)

Daniel Katz (July 19, 1903 – February 28, 1998) was an American psychologist, Emeritus Professor in Psychology at the University of Michigan and an expert on organizational psychology.

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Dark horse

A dark horse is a little-known person or thing that emerges to prominence, especially in a competition of some sort, or a contestant that seems unlikely to succeed.

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David I. Walsh

David Ignatius Walsh (November 11, 1872June 11, 1947) was a United States politician from Massachusetts.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Dewey Jackson Short

Dewey Jackson Short (April 7, 1898 – November 19, 1979) was a Republican U.S. Representative from Missouri's 7th congressional district for 12 terms and a staunch opponent of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal.

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District attorney

In the United States, a district attorney (DA) is the chief prosecutor for a local government area, typically a county.

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E. W. Scripps Company

The E. W. Scripps Company is an American broadcasting company founded in 1878 as a chain of daily newspapers by Edward Willis "E. W." Scripps.

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Earl Browder

Earl Russell Browder (May 20, 1891 – June 27, 1973) was an American political activist and leader of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA).

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist.

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Electoral College (United States)

The United States Electoral College is the mechanism established by the United States Constitution for the election of the president and vice president of the United States by small groups of appointed representatives, electors, from each state and the District of Columbia.

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European theatre of World War II

The European theatre of World War II, also known as the Second European War, was a huge area of heavy fighting across Europe, from Germany's and the Soviet Union's joint invasion of Poland in September 1939 until the end of the war with the Soviet Union conquering most of Eastern Europe along with the German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945 (Victory in Europe Day).

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First Lady of the United States

The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is the title held by the hostess of the White House, usually the wife of the President of the United States, concurrent with the President's term in office.

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Flood control

Flood control methods are used to reduce or prevent the detrimental effects of flood waters.

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Frank Gannett

Frank Ernest Gannett (September 15, 1876 – December 3, 1957) was an American publisher who founded the media corporation Gannett Company.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.

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Gardner Cowles Jr.

Gardner "Mike" Cowles Jr. (1903–1985) was an American newspaper and magazine publisher.

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George Washington

George Washington (February 22, 1732 –, 1799), known as the "Father of His Country," was an American soldier and statesman who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President of the United States.

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German Army (Wehrmacht)

The German Army (Heer) was the land forces component of the Wehrmacht, the regular German Armed Forces, from 1935 until it was demobilized and later dissolved in August 1946.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).

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Hanford MacNider

Hanford MacNider (October 2, 1889 – February 18, 1968) was a senior officer of the United States Army who fought in both world wars.

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Harold Stassen

Harold Edward Stassen (April 13, 1907 – March 4, 2001) was the 25th Governor of Minnesota.

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Henry A. Wallace

Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) served as the 33rd Vice President of the United States (1941–1945), the 11th Secretary of Agriculture (1933–1940), and the 10th Secretary of Commerce (1945–1946).

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Herbert Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.

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History of the United States (1918–1945)

The history of the United States from 1918 through 1945 covers the post-World War I era, the Great Depression, and World War II.

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Interventionism (politics)

Interventionism is a policy of non-defensive (proactive) activity undertaken by a nation-state, or other geo-political jurisdiction of a lesser or greater nature, to manipulate an economy and/or society.

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Iowa

Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.

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Isolationism

Isolationism is a category of foreign policies institutionalized by leaders who assert that their nations' best interests are best served by keeping the affairs of other countries at a distance.

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James Farley

James Aloysius "Jim" Farley (May 30, 1888 – June 9, 1976) was one of the first Irish Catholic politicians in American history to achieve success on a national level.

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James MacGregor Burns

James MacGregor Burns (August 3, 1918 in Melrose, MA – July 15, 2014 in Williamstown, MA) was an American historian and political scientist, presidential biographer, and authority on leadership studies.

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James Madison

James Madison Jr. (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fourth President of the United States from 1809 to 1817.

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James W. Ford

James W. “Jim” Ford (December 22, 18931957) was an activist and politician, the Vice-Presidential candidate for the Communist Party USA in 1932, 1936, and 1940.

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Jesse H. Jones

Jesse Holman Jones (April 5, 1874June 1, 1956) was a Democratic politician and entrepreneur from Houston, Texas.

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John Cowles Sr.

John Cowles Sr. (December 14, 1898 – February 25, 1983) was the co-owner of the Cowles Media Company, whose assets included the Minneapolis Star, the Minneapolis Tribune, the Des Moines Register, Look magazine, and a half-interest in Harper's Magazine.

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John Nance Garner

John Nance Garner III (November 22, 1868 – November 7, 1967), known among his contemporaries as "Cactus Jack", was an American Democratic politician and lawyer from Texas.

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John W. Aiken

John W. Aiken (died December 14, 1968) was an American furniture finisher and socialist activist from Chelsea, Massachusetts.

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Joseph C. O'Mahoney

Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney (November 5, 1884December 1, 1962) was an American journalist, lawyer, and politician.

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Joseph W. Martin Jr.

Joseph William Martin Jr. (November 3, 1884 – March 6, 1968) was an American politician who served as the 44th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1947 to 1949 and 1953 to 1955; he represented the district covering North Attleborough, Massachusetts.

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Kansas

Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

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List of Presidents of the United States

The President of the United States is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.

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List of United States Senators from Michigan

Michigan was admitted to the Union on January 26, 1837.

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List of United States Senators from Ohio

The state of Ohio elects one Class 1 and one Class 3 senator.

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Look (American magazine)

Look was a bi-weekly, general-interest magazine published in Des Moines, Iowa, from 1937 to 1971, with more of an emphasis on photographs than articles.

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Louis A. Johnson

Louis A. Johnson (born Louis Arthur Johnson; January 10, 1891April 24, 1966) was an American politician and attorney who served as the second United States Secretary of Defense from 1949 to 1950.

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Lucky Luciano

Charles "Lucky" Luciano (born Salvatore Lucania; November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an Italian-born mobster and crime boss who operated mainly in the United States.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Maynard C. Krueger

Maynard C. Krueger (January 16, 1906 – December 20, 1991) was an American socialist politician and an economics professor at the University of Chicago.

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Media proprietor

A media proprietor, media mogul or media tycoon refers to a successful entrepreneur or businessperson who controls, through personal ownership or via a dominant position in any media related company or enterprise, media consumed by a large number of individuals.

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Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").

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Millard Tydings

Millard Evelyn Tydings (April 6, 1890February 9, 1961) was an American attorney, author, soldier, state legislator, and served as a Democratic Representative and Senator in the United States Congress from Maryland, serving in the House from 1923 to 1927 and in the Senate from 1927 to 1951.

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Monopoly

A monopoly (from Greek μόνος mónos and πωλεῖν pōleîn) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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New Age

New Age is a term applied to a range of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that developed in Western nations during the 1970s.

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New Deal

The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States 1933-36, in response to the Great Depression.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York County District Attorney

The New York County District Attorney is the elected district attorney for New York County (Manhattan), New York.

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New York Herald Tribune

The New York Herald Tribune was a newspaper published between 1924 and 1966.

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Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich (October 9, 1874 – December 13, 1947) – known also as Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh (Никола́й Константи́нович Ре́рих) – was a Russian painter, writer, archaeologist, theosophist, perceived by some in Russia as an enlightener, philosopher, and public figure, who in his youth was influenced by a movement in Russian society around the spiritual.

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Norman Thomas

Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America.

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Northeastern United States

The Northeastern United States, also referred to as the American Northeast or simply the Northeast, is a geographical region of the United States bordered to the north by Canada, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Southern United States, and to the west by the Midwestern United States.

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Northern United States

The Northern United States, commonly referred to as the American North or simply the North, can be a geographic or historical term and definition.

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Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Party leaders of the United States Senate

The Senate Majority and Minority Leaders are two United States Senators and members of the party leadership of the United States Senate.

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Paul V. McNutt

Paul Vories McNutt (July 19, 1891 – March 24, 1955) was an American diplomat and politician who served as the 34th Governor of Indiana, high commissioner to the Philippines, administrator of the Federal Security Agency, chairman of the War Manpower Commission and ambassador to the Philippines.

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Percentage point

A percentage point or percent point (pp) is the unit for the arithmetic difference of two percentages.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth (March 19, 1933 – May 22, 2018) was an American novelist and short-story writer.

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Political machine

A political machine is a political group in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses (usually campaign workers), who receive rewards for their efforts.

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Politico

Politico, known earlier as The Politico, is an American political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.

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Prentiss M. Brown

Prentiss Marsh Brown (June 18, 1889December 19, 1973) was a Democratic U.S. Representative and Senator from the state of Michigan.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

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Prohibition Party

The Prohibition Party (PRO) is a political party in the United States best known for its historic opposition to the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages.

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Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention (RNC) is a series of presidential nominating conventions of the United States Republican Party since 1856.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Robert A. Taft

Robert Alphonso Taft Sr. (September 8, 1889 – July 31, 1953) was an American conservative politician, lawyer, and scion of the Taft family.

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Roger Babson

Roger Ward Babson (July 6, 1875 in Gloucester, Massachusetts – March 5, 1967 in Lake Wales, Florida) was an American entrepreneur, economist and business theorist in the first half of the 20th century.

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Rural area

In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.

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S. Everett Gleason

Sarell Everett Gleason (March 14, 1905 Brooklyn - November 20, 1974 Washington, D.C.) was an American historian, and intelligence analyst.

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Scott W. Lucas

Scott Wike Lucas (February 19, 1892 – February 22, 1968) was an American attorney and politician.

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Social programs in the United States

Social programs in the United States are welfare subsidies designed to meet needs of the American population.

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Socialism

Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.

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Socialist Labor Party of America

The Socialist Labor Party"The name of this organization shall be Socialist Labor Party".

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Socialist Party of America

The Socialist Party of America (SPA) was a multi-tendency democratic socialist and social democratic political party in the United States formed in 1901 by a merger between the three-year-old Social Democratic Party of America and disaffected elements of the Socialist Labor Party of America which had split from the main organization in 1899.

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Solid South

The Solid South or Southern bloc was the electoral voting bloc of the states of the Southern United States for issues that were regarded as particularly important to the interests of Democrats in the southern states.

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Southern Company

Southern Company is an American gas and electric utility holding company based in the southern United States.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.

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Star Tribune

The Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in Minnesota.

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Styles Bridges

Henry Styles Bridges (September 9, 1898November 26, 1961) was an American teacher, editor, and Republican Party politician from Concord, New Hampshire.

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Tennessee Valley

The Tennessee Valley is the drainage basin of the Tennessee River and is largely within the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Valley Authority

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter on May 18, 1933, to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great Depression.

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The Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Register is the daily morning newspaper of Des Moines, Iowa.

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The Plot Against America

The Plot Against America is a novel by Philip Roth published in 2004.

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Third inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The third inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt as President of the United States was held on Monday, January 20, 1941 on the East Portico of the United States Capitol in Washington D.C..

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Thomas E. Dewey

Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician.

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Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States House of Representatives elections, 1940

The 1940 United States House of Representatives elections coincided with President Franklin D. Roosevelt's re-election to an unprecedented third term.

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United States non-interventionism

Non-interventionism, the diplomatic policy whereby a nation seeks to avoid alliances with other nations in order to avoid being drawn into wars not related to direct territorial self-defense, has had a long history of popularity in the government and among the people of the United States at various periods in time.

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United States Postmaster General

The Postmaster General of the United States is the chief executive officer of the United States Postal Service; Megan Brennan is the current Postmaster General.

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United States presidential election

The election of President and Vice President of the United States is an indirect election in which citizens of the United States who are registered to vote in one of the 50 U.S. states or in Washington, D.C. cast ballots not directly for those offices, but instead for members of the U.S. Electoral College, known as electors.

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United States presidential election in Alabama, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Alabama took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Arizona, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Arizona took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Arkansas, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Arkansas took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in California, 1940

In the 1940 United States presidential election, California voted for the Democratic incumbent, Franklin Roosevelt, over the Republican challenger, businessman Wendell Willkie.

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United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Florida, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Florida was held on November 5, 1940, as part of the concurrent United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Georgia, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Georgia took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the wider United States Presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Maine, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Maine took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Massachusetts, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Massachusetts took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election, which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states.

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United States presidential election in Michigan, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Minnesota took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election in Montana, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Montana took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in New Hampshire, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in New Hampshire took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in New Jersey took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in New Mexico, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in New Mexico took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in New York, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in New York took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Ohio, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Ohio was held on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Rhode Island, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Rhode Island took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Utah, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Utah took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Vermont, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Vermont took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States Presidential Election which was held throughout all contemporary 48 states.

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United States presidential election in Virginia, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Wisconsin, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Wisconsin was held on November 5, 1940.

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United States presidential election in Wyoming, 1940

The 1940 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 1796

The United States presidential election of 1796 was the third quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 1812

The United States presidential election of 1812, the seventh quadrennial American presidential election, was held from Friday, October 30, 1812 to Wednesday, December 2, 1812.

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United States presidential election, 1832

The United States presidential election of 1832 was the 12th quadrennial presidential election, held from Friday, November 2, to Wednesday, December 5, 1832.

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United States presidential election, 1892

The United States presidential election of 1892 was the 27th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1892.

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United States presidential election, 1916

The United States presidential election of 1916 was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916.

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United States presidential election, 1932

The United States presidential election of 1932 was the thirty-seventh quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1932.

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United States presidential election, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.

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United States Secretary of Agriculture

The United States Secretary of Agriculture is the head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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United States Senate elections, 1940

The United States Senate elections of 1940 coincided with the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt to his third term as President.

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University of California, Santa Barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara (commonly referred to as UC Santa Barbara or UCSB) is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system.

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Vice President of the United States

The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.

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Wall Street

Wall Street is an eight-block-long street running roughly northwest to southeast from Broadway to South Street, at the East River, in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City.

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Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.

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Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".

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Wendell Willkie

Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer and corporate executive, and the 1940 Republican nominee for President.

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Western Europe

Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.

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William B. Bankhead

William Brockman Bankhead (April 12, 1874 – September 15, 1940) was an American politician who served as the 42nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1936 to 1940, representing Alabama's 10th and later 7th congressional districts as a Democrat from 1917 to 1940.

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William L. Langer

William Leonard Langer (March 16, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was the chairman of the history department at Harvard University.

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William Rhodes Davis

William Rhodes Davis (February 10, 1889 – August 1, 1941) was a United States businessman whose oil interests involved him in furthering the strategic interests of Nazi Germany.

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Woodrow Wilson

Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921.

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Working class in the United States

In the United States, the concept of a working class remains vaguely defined, and classifying people or jobs into class can be contentious.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1940 Democratic National Convention

The 1940 Democratic National Convention was held at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois from July 15 to July 18, 1940.

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1940 Republican National Convention

The 1940 Republican National Convention was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from June 24 to June 28, 1940.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_1940

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