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The Whig Party in the South. --

Arthur Charles Cole

The Whig Party in the South. --

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Published by P. Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Whig Party (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliogr.: p. 345-366.

    SeriesPrize essays of the American Historical Association -- 1912
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2331 .C6 1962
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 392 p. :
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26568497M

    But Know-Nothings allowed angry voters to vent more than religious and ethnic prejudices. Mangum ran in South Carolina. Many were pietistic Protestant reformers who called for public schools to teach moral values and proposed prohibition to end the liquor problem. The Democrats, who pursued a democracy that entailed economic and social independence for the common citizen, faced harsh opposition from the Whig Party in the Second American Party System. However, at the same time the Free Soilers probably cost the Whigs several Midwestern states.

    Andrew Jackson Donelson was nominated for Vice President. The upshot: Northern Whigs publicly repudiated the platform while southern Whigs publicly repudiated the candidate. Whigs sought to promote faster industrialization through high tariffs, a business-oriented money supply based on a national bank and a vigorous program of government funded "internal improvements" what we now call infrastructure projectsespecially expansion of the road and canal systems. John Mack Faragher's analysis of the political polarization between the parties is the following: Bythe Whigs began their recovery by nominating Henry Clay, who lost the presidential race to Democrat James K.

    They supported Protestant religiosity and missions, while being fearful of Catholics. Polk and established a platform calling for the acquisition of both Texas and Oregon Country. The Whigs appealed to voters in every socio-economic category, but proved especially attractive to the professional and business classes: doctors, lawyers, merchants, ministers, bankers, storekeepers, factory owners, commercially oriented farmers, and large-scale planters. Lodge's Daniel Webster ibid. Whig party operated from the early s to the mids.


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The Whig Party in the South. -- by Arthur Charles Cole Download PDF Ebook

The Democrats believed in a limited federal government and supported giving more power to the states. The Whig Party emerged in the aftermath of the electionthe Nullification Crisisand debates regarding the Second Bank of the United Stateswhich Jackson denounced as a monopoly—and from which he abruptly removed all government deposits.

I can no longer stay up and read until the wee hours of the morning, evening respites put me to sleep. Among the services of the Whigs the first in importance are these: During the thirty critical years in which under the leadership of Clay and Webster they maintained the national view of the nature of the Union, the Whigs contributed more than all their rivals to impress this view upon the hearts and minds of the people.

And for many, the Jacksonian Democratic Party filled that role. Tyler was nonetheless determined to pursue annexation because he believed that the British conspired to abolish slavery in Texas [lower-alpha 2] and because he saw the issue as a means to reelection, either through the Democratic Party or through a new party.

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In Reconstruction after the Civil War late s the newly freed slaves became citizens, and they were given the vote as well. Watson uses the economy and the ideological mindset of the people, to support a powerful argument about the beginning of American political parties and their importance in defining The Key Differences between Whigs and Democrats?

In the The Whig Party in the South. -- book, most joined the Know Nothing Partywhich unsuccessfully ran Fillmore in the presidential electionby which time the Whig Party had become virtually defunct having merely endorsed Millard Fillmore 's candidacy.

I do not fault the author for this—the book is already just under 1, pages and its focus is politics. In MarchHarrison pledged to serve only one term as President if elected, a pledge that reflected popular support for a constitutional limit to presidential terms among many in the Whig Party.

Reforms in Politics Political reforms during the Jackson era occurred to stopped corruption, limit the size of government, and to expand as well as protect. Nor do I suffer from admiration for the Democrat or Republican Parties. Attempting to repeat their earlier successes, the Whigs nominated popular General Winfield Scott, who lost decisively to the Democrats' Franklin Pierce.

The rise of the Republican Party depended upon, even as it helped cause, the death of the Whig Party. A new coalition that combined most of the Free Soil Party, a majority of northern Whigs, and a substantial number of disgruntled northern Democrats came together to form the Republican party.

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The new name announced not the birth but the maturity of the party, and the definite establishment of its principles and general lines of policy. Two years later, when Congress passed divisive legislation that could introduce slavery into Kansas, the teetering Whig party came tumbling The Whig Party in the South.

-- book. Mangum ran in South Carolina. The party fell apart because of internal tension over the expansion of slavery to the territories. After that year, however, the party suffered a rancorous sectional rupture, institutional implosion, and abandonment by virtually all of its one-time adherents, leaders and followers alike.

Their Southern leaders nearly all owned slaves. And now it experienced an increasingly abrasive fight between moderate and conservative factions over its impending presidential nomination.

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