Human Rights

Human Rights

granting to them electoral votes equivalent in number to their congressional delega- tions. And, in the event that no presidential candidate won a majority outright, -the decision would fall to the House, where the advantage would go to the most populous states.
Though it was a "Rube Goldberg" device, Slonim says, the college did succeed in reconciling the nationalists and the federalists among the con- vention delegates. Doubts about the result would emerge later, as when Benjamin Harrison...

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