"A blow at popular prejudice"
[New York Republican Electoral College Slate for 1872]
On November 5, 1872, 440,738 New Yorkers went into the voting booth to express a preference for Ulysses S. Grant over Horace Greeley. Under the American political system they were technically selecting voters in the Electoral College, including Frederick Douglass and thirty-four other men on the Republican party slate. This.....
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