Timeline of United States diplomatic history 18th century - Declaration of Independence signed in July - Plan of sets out basic principles of foreign policy regarding neutral rights - three commissioners sent to Europe to negotiate treaties - European officers recruited to Continental Army, including LaFayette, De Kalb, von Steuben, Kosciusco - December. Not ratified because of western opposition.
It has only supported a Republican five times since Truman --the Republican landslides of,and Maryland is often among the Democratic nominees' best states. InBill Clinton fared better in Maryland than any other state except his home state of Arkansas. InMaryland was Clinton's sixth best, in Maryland ranked fourth for Al Gore and in John Kerry showed his fifth best performance in Maryland.
Republican presidential candidates typically win more counties by running up huge margins in western Maryland and the Eastern Shore. However, they are usually swamped by the heavily Democratic Baltimore - Washington, D.
The state's four largest county-level jurisdictions-- MontgomeryPrince George's and Baltimore counties and the City of Baltimore—are strongly Democratic. These areas, which contain 1. Even in bad years for Democrats, a Republican usually has to run the table in the rest of the state and win either Montgomery, Prince George's or Baltimore counties to have a realistic chance of carrying the state.
InGeorge H. Bush ran up a 42,vote margin in Baltimore County over Michael Dukakis --almost 85 percent of his statewide margin of 49, votes.
The election was no exception. Barack Obama won the state's 10 electoral votes in with Obama's combined ,vote margin in these four areas would have been enough to carry the state.
While McCain won more counties, the only large county he won was Anne Arundel Countyhome to the state capital, Annapolis.
Both of Maryland's U. Senators and seven of its eight U.
Representatives in Congress are Democrats, and Democrats hold supermajorities in the state Senate and House of Delegates. The state has elected only five Republican governors since House of Representatives and th Congressserving in that post since January He was Vice President from towhen he resigned in the aftermath of revelations that he had taken bribes while he was Governor of Maryland.
In latea court found Agnew guilty of violating tax laws. InDemocrats picked up a U. As of the presidential electionthis is the last election in which Kent County voted for the Democratic candidate.An alarmed President James Madison even wrote Thomas Jefferson from DC about the tremors.
The shocks occurred on what today is the least understood seismic zone in the United States. In April, World Bank President James Wolfensohn extolled the Communist government of President Fidel Castro for doing "a great job" in providing for the social welfare of the Cuban people.
Cuba signed and ratified all 12 international counter terrorism conventions in Nov 04, · The United States presidential election in Maryland took place on November 4, throughout all 50 states and D.C., which was part of the United States presidential election.
Voters chose 10 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President. James Polk: The Last President Who Kept His Promises. but he was also a big fan of Democratic President James Polk (). Polk defeated former President Martin Van Buren because Van.
The former president was Theodore Roosevelt, who, like many Democrats today, argued for coming to terms with the realities of a new economy dominated by huge corporations and using government to. James Madison () was America's shortest president standing at only 5'4". He was very important in the founding of America.
He was one of the three authors, including Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, of the Federalist papers which helped persuade states to ratify the Constitution.