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If the Election Produces No Clear Winner, the Military Is Definitely Not the Answer

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09/24/2020Ryan McMaken

The disputed election of 1876 could have led to another civil war. Fortunately, civilian institutions intervened to create a compromise, and the military was kept out of it.

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Original Article: "If the Election Produces No Clear Winner, the Military Is Definitely Not the Answer".

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