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James Buchanan is elected President

James Buchanan, Brady daguerreotype, detail
Democrat James Buchanan was elected the fifteenth President of the United States. (By Joanne Williams) 
Source Citation: 
Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections, “Timeline,” James Buchanan Resource Center, 2004,


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