Republicans choose Horace Greeley as their presidential candidate

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Historical Context Note

At the Cincinnati Convention, Liberal Republicans form a party in order to support the election of Horace Greeley, Editor of the New York Tribune, as a rival presidential candidate to the incumbent President, radical Republican Ulysses S. Grant.
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Editors. "Republicans choose Horace Greeley as their presidential candidate". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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