Sentence Examples


  • In his announcement of his candidacy in 1836 he promised to vote for Hugh L.
  • No greater impetus than this could have been given to Van Buren's candidacy for the vice-presidency.
  • He disclaimed any intention to invade, subjugate or oppress 1 Without Lincoln's knowledge or consent, the managers of his candidacy before the convention bargained for Cameron's votes by promising to Cameron a place in Lincoln's cabinet, should Lincoln be elected.
  • McClellan, while accepting his candidacy, repudiated the platform, like a soldier and patriot.
  • The forged "Morey letter," in which he was made to appear as opposed to the exclusion of the Chinese, was widely circulated and injured his candidacy in the West.