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1960 Campaign

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JFK and Lyndon B Johnson win (New Frontier)
Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge Jr lose
Eric Hass/Georgia Cozzini (Dixiecrats)
Vote fraud/controversy with Kennedy (assasinated)

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1964 Campaign

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Lyndon B Johnson and Hubert Humphrey win by landslide (Great Society)
Barry Goldwater and William E Miller
George C Wallace Independent/ Cleaver accused of murder

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1968 Campain

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Hubert Humphrey and Edmund Muskie lose to
Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew (Spiro later resigns) (New Federalism)
George Wallace (shot) and Curtis LeMay are Independents
TET Offensive
LBJ doesn’t run

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What is TET offensive

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One of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on January 30, 1968, by forces of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People’s Army of Vietnam against the forces

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1972 campaign

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George McGovern and Sargent Shriver lose to
Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford
Thomas Eagleton scandal

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1976 campaign

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Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale beat Gerald Ford and Bob Dole (very close race)
Roger MacBride and David Bergland are libertarians
Eugene runs as independent
Rockefeller won’t run with Ford

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1980 Campaign

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Jimmy Carter (Baptist) and Walter Mondale lose to
Ronald Reagan (Reaganonics) and George H.W. Bush
John B Anderson and Patrick Lucy run as Independents (get 8%)
Iran Hostage Crisis

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1984 Campaign

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Walter Mondale and Geraldine A Ferraro (first female VP) lose to Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush
Reagan is 73-oldest president ever elected
READ MY LIPS, NO NEW TAXES

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1988 Campaigns

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Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bensten Jr lose to George H.W. Bush and Dan Quayle
Populist David Duke (KKK) and Jesse Jackson
Stock market crash, Intermediate-Range nuclear forces treaty

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1992 Campaign

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Bill Clinton (1st baby boomer President) and Al Gore beat George HW Bush and Dan Quayle
Ross Perot (Independent Reform) James Stockdale 
Bush broke promises and lost votes
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1996 campaign

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Bill Clinton and Al Gore beat Bob Dole and Jack Kemp
Clinton Impeachment trial, Monika Lewinsky
Ross Perot and Pat Choate
Good/stable economy benefited Clinton greatly

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2000 Campaign

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Al Gore and Joe Liberman (1st Jewish candidate) lose to George W Bush and Dick Cheney
Ralph Nader and Winona LaDuke, Pat Buchanan
Controversy over Florida’s votes (pregnant, hanging Chads)

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2004 Campaign

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John Kerry and John Edwards lose to George W Bush and Dick Cheney
9/11
Ralph Nader and Peter Camijo are 3rd party
Foreign policy controversy with voting

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2008 campaign

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Barack Obama and Joe Biden beat John McCain and Sarah Palin

Great Recession, first African American president of the US (no slave blood)

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2012 campaign

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Barack Obama and Joe Biden beat Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan
Gary Johnson and Jim Gray
Romney’s severely conservative statement lost him votes
Voting laws passed