Visit the following websites, and read about the presidential election of 1844.
Also read the 1844 platforms of the Democratic and Whig parties:
Then write a post of at least 300 of your own words in the form of a campaign speech advocating one of the candidates. Be sure to discuss 1) why your chosen candidates’ policies are the best ones, 2) why your candidates’ personal qualities and experience will make him an effective president, and 3) why his opponent’s policies are undesirable. (There are no right or wrong answers here, just arguments made more or less effectively!)