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    The President Who Won by a SINGLE Electoral Vote

    June 28, 2017

    If you thought the 2000 election was bad–remember hanging chads?–just wait until you hear about this. The 1876 presidential election was the longest election process in our country’s history. It dragged on for four very long months and wasn’t resolved until just two days before the Inauguration.

    For a country that was still in the reconstruction process, this wasn’t a good thing.

    Why was the election process so unique? How did our president of the week, Rutherford B. Hayes, come out on top? Why was he the Republicans candidate in the first place? We’ll answer these questions and more.

    Rutherford B. Hayes

    Brittany’s son with the Rutherford B. Hayes statue in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota.

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  • Road Trips with Kids Survival Guide

    June 20, 2017

    I know I’m not alone in my feelings of hating being in the car, especially when it involves small children for more than an hour or two. Road trips with kids can be torture. You may…

  • How Abraham Lincoln became America’s Iconic Hero

    June 5, 2017

    “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”-Abraham Lincoln Thinking about our 16th president (our president of the week) literally gives me goosebumps sometimes. So…

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