In the far away time of 2003, Democratic Governor Gray Davis faced a recall attempt. The race to be his replacement quickly devolved into a media circus. Candidates included Davis' own Lieutenant Governor, a pornstar, and, of course, The Terminator.
With the end of World War I, America was ready to "return to normalcy" with President Warren G. Harding. That also meant the end of the Progressive Era and a resurgence of conservatism. Let's see how the Roaring '20s got their start!
Woodrow Wilson’s second term revolved around America’s entry into the Great War. Would his leadership earn the Democrats another four years in the presidency? Or would the isolationist backlash revive the Republicans?
After leaving his hand-picked successor, William Taft, in charge of the White House, Teddy Roosevelt traveled to Africa for a hunting trip. He intended to give his friend space to lead the country his own way. But keeping the progressive faction happy was more difficult than it seemed. Roosevelt's return to the US threatened the stability of the Republican Party and changed politics forever.
After one of the most decisive presidential victories of all time, Teddy Roosevelt promised not to seek a third term in office. But that didn't mean he was going away. Could Roosevelt's influence help keep Republicans in power?