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What is the significance of the 2008 election?

It was the first election of a U.S. President whose ancestry is half European/ half African. It was the first time that a Democratic presidential candidate received more than 50% of the nationwide popular votes since Jimmy Carter did in 1976, and it was the first time that a Democratic presidential candidate both received more than 50% of the nationwide popular votes and carried more than 50% of the states since Lyndon Johnson did in 1964. It was also the first U.S. presidential election since 1952 in which neither the incumbent President nor the incumbent Vice President was a candidate.


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ALAN KEYS


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Why wasn't Frank R Beckwith listed as the first African American to run for President in your answer?

I am from Indianapolis, Indiana home of Frank R. Beckwith and when I first typed in the question "who was the first African American to run for the President of the United States his name was not listed. Mr. Beckwith ran against Richard Nixon.


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He is the first African American to: 1. Be the presidential nominee for a major political party and 2. Be a formidable candidate to win and 3. If he does win, He will be the FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...that's one for tha history books.


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