- 1904 Republican National Convention
The popular President
Theodore Roosevelthad easily ensured himself of the nomination, though a threat had come from the Old Guard favourite Ohio Senator Mark Hanna, the loyal kingmaker in Republican politics. But the senator had died early in 1904 therefore ending all opposition in the Republican Party.
Roosevelt's nomination speech was held by former New York Governor
Frank S. Blackand it was seconded by Indiana Senator Albert Beveridge. Roosevelt was nominated by 994 votes to none. The other threat to Roosevelt, Indiana Senator Charles Warren Fairbankswas nominated for Vice President.
The 1904 Republican platform favored the protective tariff, increased foreign trade, the
gold standard, expansion of the Merchant Marine and strengthening of the United States Navy; it also praised Roosevelt's foreign and domestic policies.
Other candidates for the Presidential nomination
*Mark Hanna (Ohio)
*Charles W. Fairbanks (Indiana)
1904 Democratic National Convention
United States presidential election, 1904
* [http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC03564562 Official Proceedings of the Thirteenth Republican National Convention: Held in the City of Chicago, June 21, 22, 23, 1904]
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