Sentence Examples

  • Pattison (1850-1904), a Democrat, was elected governor in 1883 and again in 1891, but he was handicapped by Republican legislatures.
  • Newton C. Blanchard, Democrat Jared Y.
  • He served in the national House of Representatives as a Democrat from 1873 to 1892 and in the Senate from 1892 to 1899.
  • Hawthorne called him a "fat-brained, good-hearted, sensible old man"; and in politics he was a typical Virginian of the old school, a state's rights Democrat, upholding slavery and hating abolitionism.
  • In politics Field was originally an anti-slavery Democrat, and he supported Van Buren in the Free Soil campaign of 1848.