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The rise and fall of the American Whig Party : Jacksonian politics and the onset of the Civil War

Author: Michael F Holt
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book chronologically tells the birth, life and death of the Whigs, a major American political party that was the country's last and best hope to avert secession. The chain of political developments is reconstructed for the reader.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Holt
ISBN: 0195161041 9780195161045
OCLC Number: 60314461
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Includes index.
Description: 1280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Not fitted to make converts" --
"To rescue the government and public liberty" --
"No opposition man can be elected President" --
"We have many recruits in our ranks from the pressure of the times" --
"Harrison and prosperity or Van Buren and ruin" --
"The Whig Party seems now totally broken up and dismembered" --
"The Whigs are in high spirits" --
"The present administration are your best recruiting officers" --
"The contest for President should be regarded as a contest of principles" --
"We must have the aid of gunpowder" --
"Stimulate every Whig to turn.
Responsibility: Michael F. Holt.

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This book chronologically tells the birth, life, and death of the Whigs, a major American political party that was the country's last and best hope to avert secession. Michael Holt has reconstructed,  Read more...

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"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, Read more...

 
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