Garfield Sentence Examples
During some months young Garfield served as bowsman, deck-hand and driver of a canal boat.
When the "cotton states" seceded, Garfield appeared as a warm supporter of vigorous.
In 1876 Garfield for the eighth time was chosen to represent his district; and afterwards as one of the two representatives of the Republicans in the House, he was a member of the Electoral Commission which decided the dispute regarding the presidential election of 1876.
Blaine was made a senator from Maine, the leadership of the House of Representatives passed to Garfield, and he became the Republican candidate for speaker.
Hayes, the new president, having chosen John Sherman to be his secretary of the treasury, an effort was made to send Garfield to the United States Senate in Sherman's place.Advertisement
Such a man was Garfield.
Between the casting of the first and the thirty-third ballot, Garfield, who was the leader of Sherman's adherents in the convention, had sometimes received one or two votes and at other times none.
That the charges against Garfield were not generally credited, however, is shown by the fact that he received 214 electoral votes to his opponent's 155.
In 1858 Garfield had married Miss Lucretia Rudolph, by whom he had seven children.
An excellent system of parks-8 within the city with an aggregate area of 1311 acres, and 3 with an aggregate area of 310 acres just outside the city limits - adds to the beauty of the city, among the most attractive being the Riverside, the St Clair, the University, the Military, the Fair View, the Garfield and the Brookside.Advertisement
Garfield as president, and was offered by him a place in his cabinet; but this he declined, having been elected a member of the United States Senate, in which he took his seat on the 4th of March 1881.
The city has, besides, numerous fine office buildings, including that of the Society for Savings (an institution in which each depositor is virtually a stockholder), the Citizens', Rose, Williamson, Rockefeller, New England and Garfield buildings; and several beautiful churches, notably the Roman Catholic and Trinity cathedrals, the First Presbyterian ("Old Stone"), the Second Presbyterian, the First Methodist and Plymouth (Congregational) churches.
Nevertheless, his opponents made such effective use of the popular prejudice against third terms that the scheme was defeated, and Garfield was named in his stead.
His splendid war record and his personal popularity caused his name to be considered as a candidate for the Presidency as early as 1868, and in 1880 he was nominated for that office by the Democrats; but he was defeated by his Republican opponent, General Garfield, though by the small popular plurality of seven thousand votes.
Garfield, afterwards president of the United States, at its head, made a careful and thorough study of the situation and reported an excellent bill, which passed the House, but was defeated by untoward influences in the Senate.Advertisement
In 1880 it was cast for Garfield, the Republican nominee.
He attended as operating surgeon when President Garfield was fatally wounded by the bullet of an assassin in 1881.
Garfield, the necessity of conciliating the defeated faction led to the hasty acceptance of Arthur for the second place on the ticket.
His nomination was coldly received by the public; and when, after his election and accession, he actively engaged on behalf of Conkling in the great conflict with Garfield over the New York patronage, the impression was widespread that he was unworthy of his position.
Upon the death of President Garfield, on the 19th of September 1881, Arthur took the oath as his successor.Advertisement
He addressed the Garfield Memorial Meeting at Exeter Hall, London, on the 24th of September 1881.
In1851-1853he was superintendent of schools at Warren, Ohio; in 1853 was admitted to the Ohio bar, being at that time an anti-slavery Whig; and in 1859 was elected to the state senate, in which with Garfield and James Monroe (1821-1898) he formed the "Radical Triumvirate," Cox himself presenting a petition for a personal liberty law and urging woman's rights, especially larger property rights to married women.
There are copper smelters at Garfield, Copperton and Binghamton.
There are two ancient burying-grounds; the oldest, on Park Street, dates from about 1642 and contains the graves of ancestors of four presidents - Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, Franklin Pierce and Garfield - and a granite obelisk to the memory of Loammi Baldwin (1744-1807).
In Garfield, the orange tabby with attitude has a fondness for lasagna from, where else?Advertisement
On graduation, in 1856, Garfield became professor of ancient languages and literature in the Eclectic Institute at Hiram, and within a year had risen to the presidency of the institution.
Capacity for work brought him places on important committees - he was chairman successively of the committee on military affairs, the committee on banking and currency, and the committee on appropriations, - and his ability as a speaker enabled him to achieve distinction on the floor of the House and to rise to leadership. Between 1863 and 1873 Garfield delivered speeches of importance on "The Constitutional Amendment to abolish Slavery," "The Freedman's Bureau," "The Reconstruction of Rebel States," "The Public Debt and Specie Payments," "Reconstruction,'" The Currency," Taxation of United States Bonds," Enforcing the 14th Amendment," National Aid to Education,' and "the Right to Originate Revenue Bills."
Washington (5.6 acres), Lincoln (,o acres), Garfield and Hopkins are small parks in the city.
Garfield-A Tale of Two Kitties stars Breckin Meyer and Jennifer Love Hewitt as Jon and Liz, along with Bill Murray as Garfield's voice, in their big adventure in London.
Garfield- The Movie has Garfield rescuing his kidnapped dog pal, Odie.
There are also two major flower shows that take place every year between January and May -- the Garfield Park Conservatory Spring Flower Show and the Lincoln Park Conservatory's Spring Flower Show.
For the younger kids, don't miss Disney's Cars scheduled for release on June 9 or Garfield 2 released on June 16.
However, recent circulating reports place the film in a college setting due to lead Andrew Garfield's age.
The booting crew is Steve (also known as Garfield), Sherry, Jennifer, Maureen, Elissa, Rob, Johnny, and Jim.