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Bucktails
The Bucktails (1818–1826) were the faction of the Democratic-Republican Party
Democratic-Republican Party
in New York State
New York State
opposed to Governor DeWitt Clinton. It was influenced by the Tammany
Tammany
Society. The name derives from a Tammany
Tammany
insignia, a deer's tail worn in the hat. The name was in use as early as 1791 when a bucktail worn on the headgear was adopted as the "official badge" of the Tammany
Tammany
Society. The wearing of the bucktail was said to have been suggested by its appearance in the costume of the Tammany
Tammany
Indians in the vicinity of New York. The Bucktails were led by Martin Van Buren, and included John King (son of Federalist Rufus King), and William L
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Union Army
American Indian Wars American Civil WarFort Sumter First Bull Run Wilson's Creek Forts Henry and Donelson Shenandoah South Mills Richmond Harpers Ferry Munfordville Shepherdstown Chambersburg Raid Mississippi River Peninsula Shiloh Jackson's Valley Campaign Second Bull Run South Mountain Antietam Hartsville Fredericksburg Stones River Chancellorsville Gettysburg Champion Hill Vicksburg siege Corydon Chickamauga Chattanooga Wilderness Atlanta Spotsylvania Sabine Pass New Hope Church Pickett's Mill Cold Harbor Plymouth Fort Pillow Petersburg siege Kennesaw Mountain Jonesborough Franklin Nashville Appomattox Court HouseCommandersCommander-in-Chief 16th President of the United States
United States
- Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
(1861-1865) 17th President Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson
(1865)General-in-Chief 1st: Winfield Scott 2nd: George B. McClellan 3rd: Henry W. Halleck Final: Ulysses S
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American Civil War
Union victoryDissolution of the Confederate States U.S. territorial integrity preserved Slavery abolished Beginning of the Reconstruction EraBelligerents United States  Confederate StatesCommanders and leaders Abraham Lincoln Ulysses S. Grant William T. Sherman David Farragut George B. McClellan Henry Halleck George Meade and others Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee  J. E. Johnston  G. T. Beauregard  A. S
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Democratic-Republican Party
The Democratic-Republican Party
Democratic-Republican Party
was an American political party formed by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison
James Madison
between 1791 and 1793 to oppose the centralizing policies of the new Federalist Party
Federalist Party
run by Alexander Hamilton, who was secretary of the treasury and chief architect of George Washington's administration.[5] From 1801 to 1825, the new party controlled the presidency and Congress as well as most states during the First Party System. It began in 1791 as one faction in Congress and included many politicians who had been opposed to the new constitution. They called themselves "Republicans" after their ideology, republicanism. They distrusted the Federalist commitment to republicanism
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New York State
New York is a state in the northeastern United States. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.85 million residents in 2017,[4] it is the fourth most populous state. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called New York State. The state's most populous city, New York City
New York City
makes up over 40% of the state's population. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area, and nearly 40% lives on Long Island.[9] The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York, the future King James II of England
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Tammany Society
Tammany Hall, also known as the Society of St. Tammany, the Sons of St. Tammany, or the Columbian Order, was a New York City
New York City
political organization founded in 1786 and incorporated on May 12, 1789, as the Tammany Society. It was the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in controlling New York City
New York City
and New York State politics and helping immigrants, most notably the Irish, rise up in American politics from the 1790s to the 1960s
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Tammany
Tamanend
Tamanend
or Tammany or Tammamend, the "affable",[1] (c. 1625–c. 1701) was a chief of one of the clans that made up the Lenni-Lenape nation in the Delaware Valley
Delaware Valley
at the time Philadelphia
Philadelphia
was established. Tamanend
Tamanend
is best known as a lover of peace and friendship who played a prominent role in developing amicable relations among the Lenape
Lenape
and the English settlers who settled Pennsylvania, led by William Penn. Also referred to as "Tammany", he became a popular figure in 18th-century America, especially in Philadelphia. Also called a "Patron Saint of America", Tamenend represented peace and amity. A Tammany society founded in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
holds an annual Tammany festival
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Rufus King
Rufus King
Rufus King
(March 24, 1755 – April 29, 1827) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress
Continental Congress
and the Philadelphia Convention and was one of the signers of the United States Constitution
United States Constitution
in 1787. After formation of the new Congress he represented New York in the United States Senate
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James Truslow Adams
New York University
New York University
(then Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn) (Bachelor's) Yale University
Yale University
(MA)Period 1921–1933Subject History, biographiesNotable works The March of DemocracyNotable awards Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
for History 1921 The Founding of New England James Truslow Adams
James Truslow Adams
(October 18, 1878 – May 18, 1949)[1] was an American writer and historian
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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DeWitt Clinton
DeWitt Clinton
DeWitt Clinton
(March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828) was an American politician and naturalist who served as a United States Senator, Mayor of New York City
Mayor of New York City
and sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity, he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal.[1] Clinton was a major candidate for the American presidency in the election of 1812, challenging incumbent James Madison. A nephew of long-time New York Governor George Clinton, DeWitt Clinton served as his uncle's secretary before launching his own political career. As a Democratic-Republican, Clinton won election to the New York State Legislature in 1798 before briefly serving as a U.S. Senator. Returning to New York, Clinton served three terms as Mayor of New York City and also won election as the Lieutenant Governor of New York
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13th Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment
The Thirteenth Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment, also known as the 42nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, the 1st Pennsylvania Rifles, Kane's Rifles, or simply the "Bucktails," was a volunteer infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War
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Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren
(December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American statesman who served as the eighth President of the United States
President of the United States
from 1837 to 1841. A founder of the Democratic Party, he served as the ninth Governor of New York, the tenth Secretary of State, and the eighth Vice President. Van Buren won the 1836 presidential election based on the popularity of outgoing President Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
and the organizational strength of the Democratic Party. He lost his 1840 re-election bid to Whig Party nominee William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison
due in part to the poor economic conditions of the Panic of 1837. Later in his life, Van Buren emerged as an important anti-slavery leader, and he led the Free Soil ticket in the 1848 presidential election. Van Buren was born in Kinderhook, New York to a family of Dutch Americans
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Bucktails
The Bucktails (1818–1826) were the faction of the Democratic-Republican Party
Democratic-Republican Party
in New York State
New York State
opposed to Governor DeWitt Clinton. It was influenced by the Tammany
Tammany
Society. The name derives from a Tammany
Tammany
insignia, a deer's tail worn in the hat. The name was in use as early as 1791 when a bucktail worn on the headgear was adopted as the "official badge" of the Tammany
Tammany
Society. The wearing of the bucktail was said to have been suggested by its appearance in the costume of the Tammany
Tammany
Indians in the vicinity of New York. The Bucktails were led by Martin Van Buren, and included John King (son of Federalist Rufus King), and William L
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