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, ...
Apr 12, 2016 ... The split in the Whig party over slavery spelled its doom. ... had become fed up
with the two major parties, the Whigs and Democrats. ... so did disputes over
slavery's place in new western territories and .... But dont tell present day
Democrats, or Blacks.. never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
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, ...
There were many social and political events and trends that led to the break up of
the Whig Party. Suffice it to say that in general the Whigs ...
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
Feb 28, 2016 ... The Whigs were also badly hurt by the short-lived Native American ... southerners
lined up behind the Democratic party and northerners .... I can hardly fathom how
America can break free of the 2-party stranglehold on power.
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 ...
The work of the Whigs was, as Blaine admitted, negative and restraining rather ...
 If that is true, then we have not had very much in the way of "impartial"
histories of ... Yet Howe stood the Unitarians back up on their feet, and remade
them into a ...  Their opposition to Andrew Jackson and Jacksonian Democracy
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.