The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the
United States. ... Most Whig Party leaders eventually quit politics (as Abraham
Lincoln did ... The Whigs nominat...
The Whig party ran, for some years, mostly in strong second place to the
Democrats. ... while Southern sentiment was for their right to move, with their way
of life, ...
Find out more about the history of Whig Party, including videos, interesting ... And
by 1854 they had given up the ghost, no longer able to hold the support of 'cotton
Whigs,' who ... Historians have interpreted the Whigs in strikingly different ways.
... The relatively few rich men in the country did prefer Whigs to Democrats, ...
The Whigs and Democrats were in opposition to each other from 1840 to 1861, ...
Democrats also were split over the slave question, with Southern Democrats
arguing ... with the South arguing that Congress and the states did not have the
authority to ... This paved the way for the eventual election of Republican
The role of The Whig Party in the history of the United States of America. ... The
Whigs did not believe that the result had been fair, and cited the practice of "
naturalizing" immigrants almost as soon as they ... The issue of slavery split the
Mar 10, 2016 ... Does the Whigs' sorry story provide a template pointing to what might ... Reaction
to that law split northern and southern Whigs against each other, ... They built
genuine parties from the ground of the federal system up before ...
Feb 1, 2012 ... Over the course of the next 20 years, the Whig Party achieved several ... of the
Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Whigs were irrevocably split. ... Because the party of
Lincoln seems about to splinter the same way its predecessor did. ... Romney's
victory may very well end up being pyrrhic for the GOP in the end.
Oct 14, 2013 ... Most people today just use “go the way of the Whig Party” as an amusing way ...
The party didn't agree on much, but they did agree that pretty much ... But he was
a war hero, and the Whigs had been anti-war (with Mexico) up to that point. ...
And the Democratic Party was also split asunder by the question of .....
If collapse of the Whig party caused the Civil War, were Whigs themselves to
blame? ... reference to Democrats, the Whig party would (and ultimately did) pull
apart. ... They wind up holding the caboose, trying to slow down the train, as
liberal ... and the new parties found compelling ways to usurp the Whig party's
The Whig Party developed out of opposition to Jackson's policies, including his
bank policy. In an effort to break up the Second Bank of the United States,
Jackson in 1833 made federal ... How did President Jackson and the Democrats