Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Today is Election Day


By ONE vote, President John Quincy Adams was elected following an Electoral College deadlock between Adams and Andrew Jackson in 1824.
By ONE vote, Texas was admitted to the Union in 1845
By ONE vote, Andrew Johnson was saved from impeachment in 1868.
By ONE vote, in 1775 the decision was made that Americans would speak the English language over German.
By ONE vote, Hitler won leadership of the German Nazi party in 1923.

Click on this link for a treat from Starbucks just for taking the time out to vote this Tuesday!

And thanks to Mary, from whom I stole this lovely post today!

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