The bell in a coastal town that was rung to warn of an impending storm
The male sheep that led the flock, with a bell tied around its neck
The first clear break in an overcast sky, through which rays of sunlight could penetrate
The planted, head-down stance of a bull, indicating in which direction it is about to charge
As two factions in the Republican Party leading up to the election of 1884, when one group bolted from the choice of the party elders, who supported the corrupt James Blaine for the presidential nomination. Those who bolted met separately and threw their support to the Democratic nominee, Grover Cleveland.
As two factions in the Democratic Party in the period leading up to the election of 1840, when radical populists and labor supporters opposed the regular, established party organization centered at Tammany Hall in New York City
As two factions in the Democratic Party leading up to the presidential election of 1848, when the radical anti-slavery faction opposed the conservatives who did not wish to support the anti-slavery Wilmot Proviso
As two factions in the Republican Party leading up to the election of 1900, one of which supported incumbent president William McKinley, and the other, an anti-imperialist faction, which did not because they were angry with McKinley over his having led the U.S. into the Spanish-American War
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