Blessed by an even more unpopular Democratic opponent whose party suffered more from the antislavery defections than the Whigs did, Taylor won—barely. He attracted only 47 percent of the popular vote, merely 60,000 more popular votes than Clay had in 1844, despite a population increase of 2 million. Turnout dropped from percent in 1844 to percent in 1848, reflecting public disgust with both candidates. Cass won 43 percent of the vote, and Van Buren won 10 percent. Taylor’s Electoral College margin of 36 was the slimmest in more than two decades. As hacks said the results “vindicated the wisdom of General Taylor’s nomination,” purists mourned the triumph of Taylor but not “our principles.” Greeley said losing in 1844 with a statesman like Clay strengthened Whig convictions: The 1848 election “demoralized” Whigs and undermined “the masses'” faith in the party. Greeley mourned this Pyrrhic victory: Whigs were “at once triumphant and undone.”
One full-year course in General Biology/Zoology including laboratory session; one full-year course in Humanities or Social Sciences [or two semester-long courses from two separate disciplines]; the equivalent of two full-year courses from the following Chemistry courses: i) General Biochemistry without laboratory session, ii) General Chemistry with laboratory session, iii) Organic Chemistry with laboratory session. Medical students must have completed a Basic Rescuer Level C [Adult, Child, and Infant] CPR course within a year prior to registration in the medical program.