This Day in History January 25, 1877

By Ruth on January 25, 2015 in American history, history, president
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1876Because of this election in 1876, on this date in 1877, Congress passed the Electoral Commission Bill. There was no definitive winner between Tiden and Hayes. A few days later, President Grant signed the bill into law. In the end, the commission voted that Hayes was the declared winner.

1 Timothy 2:1-2

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

For more information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_Commission_(United_States)

http://elections.harpweek.com/09Ver2Controversy/Overview-3.htm

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