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Whig party

William Robinson Watson

Whig party

its objects--its principles--its candidates--its duties--and its prospects. An address to the people of Rhode-Island, published in the Providence Journal, in a series of articles during the months of September and October, 1844.

by William Robinson Watson

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Published by Knowles and Vose, Printers in Providence .
Written in English

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  • Whig Party (U.S.)

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    StatementBy Hamilton [pseud.] ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2332 1844m
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6732430M
    LC Control Number29019685
    OCLC/WorldCa19914965

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    The Whig Party collapsed in the s, supplanted by the anti-slavery Republican Party, which adopted many of the economic policies of the Whigs, such as support for national banks, railroads and high tariffs. In subsequent decades, the names of the two major U.S. File Size: 2MB. The Whig Party was born in response to Jackson's rise. It started as an amalgamation of the National Republican Party, the Anti-Masonic Party, and former Democratic-Republicans who disagreed with.

    The Jacksonian Democratic Party and the Whig Party each, exemplified different beliefs on the role of the federal government in the economy and towards westward expansion in the s and s. However, the Jacksonian, laissez faire supporting Democrats and the economic nationalistic Whig party shared almost no beliefs except for the removal. The Whig Party was a political party active in the early 19th century in the United States. Four Presidents of the United States were members of the Whig Party. Considered integral to the Second Party System and operating from the early s to the mids, [1] the party was formed in opposition to the policies of President Andrew Jackson and his Democratic Party.


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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.

"Holt's history of the Whigs, the fruit of many long hard years of research and writing, is an important work."--American Historical Review "The Rise and Fall of the Whig Party is a magesterial work, one that cannot be neglected by nineteenth-century historians even if their particular emphasis is not political history.

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history despite the fact that it elected two presidents, Harrison and Taylor, and was a key player in events leading to the Civil War. But this book is not about the Whig Party, per by: The True Whig Party, which for a century dominated Liberia, was named for the American party rather than directly for the British one.

Two-party system [ edit ] In A Block for the Wigs (), caricaturist James Gillray caricatured Charles James Fox 's return to power in a coalition with Frederick North, Lord North (George III is the blockhead Ideology: Parliamentarism, Liberalism, Classical liberalism.

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. Page 69 - Whig planting aristocracy", the same authority continues, "was a natural and an exclusive one.

Its members formed a broadcloth and silk stocking party embracing a large part of the wealth, intelligence, and blue blood of the South. The Herald-Whig is your in-depth source for the latest breaking news, features, sports, photography and weather in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.

It's how you know. 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).

Whig Party. Whig Party was a name applied to political parties in England, Scotland, and America. Whig is a short form of the word whiggamore, a Scottish word once used to describe people from western Scotland who opposed King Charles I of England in In the late s, Scottish and English opponents of the growing power of royalty were called Whigs.

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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 eight of the twenty-two years that it existed.

Thirty years later, E. Carr famously joked that although the book "denounced the Whig interpretation over some pages, it did not name a single Whig except [Charles James] Fox, who was no historian, or a single historian save [Lord] Acton, who was no Whig." The book might have vanished almost unnoticed had it not been reprinted in.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Oxford University Press. Here, Michael F. Holt gives us the only comprehensive history of the Whigs ever written.

He offers a panoramic account of the tumultuous antebellum period, a time when a flurry of parties and larger-than-life politicians--Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, and Henry Clay--struggled for control as the U.S. inched towards secession.

The collapse of the Whig Party in the s created national chaos, and ultimately civil war, but for many Americans the risk was worth it because of.

The Republican Party, often called the GOP (short for “Grand Old Party”) is one of two major political parties in the United States. The Whig Party was a political party formed in by. Here, Michael F. Holt gives us the only comprehensive history of the Whigs ever written.

He offers a panoramic account of the tumultuous antebellum period, a time when a flurry of parties and larger-than-life politicians--Andrew Jackson, John C.

Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, and Henry Clay--struggled for control as the U.S. inched towards secession.5/5(2). The Modern Whig Party is a political party in the United States founded in The party describes itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions.

The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in : Orange. Book Review: The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael Holt Abstract "An impartial history of American statesmanship will give some of its most brilliant chapters to the Whig party from to ," wrote James G.

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Look it up now!Whig, English political party. The name, originally a term of abuse first used for Scottish Presbyterians in the 17th cent., seems to have been a shortened form of whiggamor [cattle driver].

It was applied (c) to the English opponents of the succession of the Roman Catholic duke of York (later James II), a group led by the 1st earl of Shaftesbury.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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