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In 1846, Lincoln was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives, where he served one two-year term.
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1846 and Lincoln
Realizing Clay was unlikely to win the presidency, Lincoln, who had pledged in 1846 to serve only one term in the House, supported General Zachary Taylor for the Whig nomination in the 1848 presidential election.
His Slavery Discussed in Occasional Essays from 1833 to 1846 ( 1846 ) exercised considerable influence upon Abraham Lincoln, and in this book appears the sentence, which, as rephrased by Lincoln, was widely quoted: " If that form of government, that system of social order is not wrong — if those laws of the Southern States, by virtue of which slavery exists there, and is what it is, are not wrong — nothing is wrong.
* John Williams ( 1777 – 1846 ), MP for Lincoln, 1822 – 1826, Ilchester, 1826 – 1827, and Winchelsea, 1830 – 1832
The Wakefield, Lincoln and Boston Railway had negotiated with the proprietors of the Witham and Fossdyke in 1846, to guarantee them an income by leasing the waterways.
Twice a member of the Illinois legislature, he ran for the United States Congress in 1846, but was defeated by the Springfield Whig, Abraham Lincoln.
* Lives of Sir William Phips ( 1837 ), Baron von Steuben ( 1838 ), James Otis ( 1846 ) and Benjamin Lincoln ( 1847 ) in Jared Sparks's Library of American Biography
Only four people have ever been awarded two or more gold medals: Winfield Scott ( 1814 for War of 1812 and 1848 for Mexican – American War ), Zachary Taylor ( 1846, 1847, and 1848 for Mexican-American War ), Lincoln Ellsworth ( 1928 and 1936 for polar exploration ), and Hyman G. Rickover ( 1958 for the " Nuclear Navy " and 1982 for his entire career ).
The spacing of the Lincoln children ( Robert in 1843, Eddie in 1846, Willie in 1850, and Tad in 1853 ) is consistent with some type of planning and would have required " an intimacy about sexual relations that for aspiring couples meant shared companionate power over reproduction ".
While a congressman from Illinois in 1846 to 1848, Lincoln supported the Wilmot Proviso, which, if it had been adopted, would have banned slavery in any U. S. territory won from Mexico.
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In 1846 nitrocellulose ( also known as guncotton ) was discovered, and the high explosive nitroglycerin was discovered at much the same time.
The current southern border of British Columbia was established by the 1846 Oregon Treaty, although its history is tied with lands as far south as California.
The original Boston Herald was founded in 1846 by a group of Boston printers jointly under the name of John A. French & Company.
In January 1846, a peculiar skull was taken from the banks of Murrumbidgee River near Balranald, New South Wales.
Work was also progressing on the northern half of the West Wing ( The Egyptian Sculpture Gallery ) 1826 – 1831, with Montagu House demolished in 1842 to make room for the final part of the West Wing, completed in 1846, and the South Wing with its great colonnade, initiated in 1843 and completed in 1847, when the Front Hall and Great Staircase were opened to the public.
In 1846 Robert Smirke was replaced as the Museum's architect by his brother Sydney Smirke, whose major addition was the Round Reading Room 1854 – 1857 ; at in diameter it was then the second widest dome in the world, the Pantheon in Rome being slightly wider.
Bolventor parish was established in 1846 ( before that date the village was in St Neot parish ) but has now been merged with Altarnun.
While the first telegraph company was the Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara Electro-Magnetic Telegraph Company, founded in 1846, it was the Montreal Telegraph Company, controlled by Hugh Allan and founded a year later, that dominated in Canada during the technology's early years.
The planet Neptune was discovered in Capricornus by German astronomer Johann Galle, near Deneb Algedi ( δ Capricorni ) on September 23, 1846, which is appropriate as Capricornus can be seen best from Europe at 4: 00am in September.
He was the elder of the two children of John Calvin Coolidge, Sr. ( 1845 – 1926 ) and Victoria Josephine Moor ( 1846 – 1885 ).
Robert Peel was able to reconcile the new industrial class to the Tory landed class by persuading the latter to accept the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints ( Strangite ) uses the 1846 edition that was published in Nauvoo, Illinois ; this version is virtually identical to the 1844 edition.
It was finally published in the October – November 1846 issue of the Journal de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées.
1846 and elected
In the Free City of Cracow ( 1815 – 1846 ), a unicameral Assembly of Representatives was established, and in 1827-1845, a unicameral provincial Sejm existed in the Grand Duchy of Poznań ; Poles were elected to and represented the majority in both of these legislatures, however, they were largely powerless institutions and exercised only very limited power.
Blessed Pope Pius IX ( 13 May 1792 – 7 February 1878 ), born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, was the longest-reigning elected Pope in the history of the Catholic Church, serving from 16 June 1846 until his death, a period of nearly 32 years.
In 1846 his work as an amateur scientist was recognized when he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Williams ' son, Richard H. Williams, was elected to the state senate in 1845, and served for two years before his term was cut short by the adoption of the 1846 constitution.
Having taken his degree at the University of Oxford ( from Trinity College ) in 1838, he was elected to a fellowship at Exeter College, Oxford, in 1840, of which from 1842 to 1846 he was fellow and tutor.
In March 1839 after the dissolution of the chamber by Louis Philippe, he was elected deputy for Paris ( re-elected in 1842 and in 1846 ), and sat in the group of the Radical Left, being one of the leaders of the party hostile to Louis Philippe.
In 1846, Le Verrier became a member of the French Academy of Sciences, and in 1855, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
He was Ireland and Hertford scholar in 1844 ; in March 1846 he was elected to a scholarship at University College, and in December of the same year he obtained a first class in classics ; in February 1848 he became a fellow of University.
Murphy was elected to the General Assembly of Arkansas twice as the representative from Washington County, in 1846 and 1848.
In 1846, Adams was elected to the office of State Treasurer and served in that position until his death.
He was later elected as a Free Soil candidate to the United States Senate in 1846 and served from March 4, 1847, to March 4, 1853.
Adams was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1841, served in the state senate 1844 – 1845, founded and edited the journal Boston Whig in 1846, and was the unsuccessful nominee of the Free Soil Party for Vice President of the United States in 1848.
He was elected as a Democrat to the Ohio legislature in 1845 and 1846, and also served as editor of a weekly newspaper, the Dayton Empire, from 1847 until 1849.
The Chamber of Deputies elected in 1846 was abruptly disbanded by the February Revolution, which oversaw an unprecedented direct election by universal suffrage to convene a Constituent Assembly that was followed by a National Legislative Assembly in 1849.