Civil War Era Studies
November meant turmoil. It meant upheaval. It meant confusion. Americans had tried to speak in a clear voice, but they were about split down the center. So divided was the nation, there was no clear winner. The Democrats seized the population vote; the Electoral College fell firmly on the Republican side. The very future of the republican democracy hung in the balance. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John. "November Turmoil." Gettysburg Times (November 28, 2016). pp. A9.