Whig Party in the South by Arthur Charles Cole

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Published by P. Smith in Gloucester, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Whig Party (U.S.).,
  • Southern States -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Reprint of original ed. published by the American Historical Association, 1914.

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Statementby Arthur Charles Cole.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,392p. :
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15606282M

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Excerpt from The Whig Party in the South Under a constitutional government says James Ford Rhodes (i, the history of political parties is the civil history of the country.

If this be true, the general tendency to treat the national political party as a unit has led to a distortion of the history of the ante-bellum South, to the extent, at least /5(2).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cole, Arthur Charles, Whig party in the South. Washington American Historical Assoc. (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cole, Arthur Charles. Whig Party in the South. Gloucester, Mass.: P.

Smith, [©] (OCoLC) The political home of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Horace Greeley, and the young Abraham Lincoln, the American Whig Party was involved at every level of American politics--local, state, and federal--in the years before the Civil War, and controlled the White House for /5.

It is the chief aim of this study to correct the mistakes of a priori reasoning, and to sketch the history of the Whig party in the South in its relations to the local problems and to the national organization.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — — Paperback — The Amazon Book Review Format: Paperback. Whig Party, in U.S. history, major political party active in the period –54 that espoused a program of national development but foundered on the rising tide of sectional antagonism.

The Whig Party was formally organized inbringing together a loose coalition of groups united in their opposition to what party members viewed as the executive tyranny of “King Andrew” Jackson. The Whig Party in the South. Arthur Charles Cole.

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It's how you know. The Whig party in the South Item Preview remove-circle Whig Party (U.S.) Publisher Washington [D.C.]: American Historical Association English. The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images Pages: In measures and principles this new party was entirely Hamiltonian.

During the time in which the Whig party was so largely States rights (), the Democratic party was decidedly Federalistic. There is little difference in principle between Jack- son's proclamation against South Carolina and Lincoln's mes. This book captures all of this as it shows that, amid this contentious political activity, the Whig Party continuously strove to unite North and South, repeatedly trying to find a compromise position.

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The Jacksonian Democratic Party evolved out of the Democratic-Republican Party in the early s, the core of its membership was composed of farmers, immigrants, and white Southerners.

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Professor A. Cole monograph, The Whig Party in the South, was particularly helpful in this respect, for it made unnecessary an exhaustive study of the party's fortunes in that section.

Little more than a beginning, however, has been made in tracing the history of the Whig party within the various states.

The Whigs haven't been a major political party in the United States since the mids. The Whigs produced four U.S. presidents in their brief history — William Henry Harrison, John Tyler.

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The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States of of the early Presidents of the United States were members of the Whig Party.

Along with the rival Democratic Party, it was central to the Second Party System from the early s to the mids. It formed in opposition to the policies of President Andrew Jackson (in office Leader: Henry Clay, Daniel Webster. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party weighs in at pages of densely printed text (almost twice the words on an ordinary book page get crammed onto one of Holt's), followed by another two hundred pages of even more minuscule endnotes, plus a bibliography and index.

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American statesman Daniel Webster () earned fame for his staunch support of the federal government and his skills as an orator.

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The Republican Party, while it also attracted many anti-slavery Democrats, drew off so many Whigs that they effectively killed the Whig party. The Whigs were also badly hurt by the short-lived Native American or Know-Nothing party, which was primarily anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic.

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A. L. Fisher () gave a Raleigh lecture on The Whig Hist.

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