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Origins of the Whig Party. --

Eber Malcolm Carroll

Origins of the Whig Party. --

by Eber Malcolm Carroll

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Published by P. Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whig Party (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliogr.: p. [228]-238.

    SeriesDuke University publications
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2331 .C3 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26568499M

    The Origins and Functions of Political Parties An encyclopedic article from Grolier Online and The New Book of Knowledge A political party is a group of voters organized to support certain public policies. The aim of a political party is to elect officials who will try to carry out the party's Size: KB. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.

      Republican Party, byname Grand Old Party (GOP), in the United States, one of the two major political parties, the other being the Democratic the 19th century the Republican Party stood against the extension of slavery to the country’s new territories and, ultimately, for slavery’s complete abolition. During the 20th and 21st centuries the party came .   At its height in the s, the Know Nothing party, originally called the American Party, included more than elected congressmen, eight governors, a controlling share of half-a-dozen state Author: Lorraine Boissoneault.

    An interesting read, Butterfield eloquently sets out an evaluation of the Whig school of thought, and deals successfully with the major faults of the tradition (its failure to appreciate the past for the past's sake, rather than as a means to an end, and its proclivity to view the past as an all-encompassing noun, rather than in specific detail)/5(35). But in stubborn historical reality, Lincoln was a Whig for more years than he was a Republican, and a loyal Whig too. He joined the party as a young man, as soon as it was formed, and became one of a faithful band of Whig members in the Illinois state legislature from to Cited by: 1.


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Origins of the Whig Party. -- by Eber Malcolm Carroll Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Republican Party, often called the GOP (short for “Grand Old Party”) is one of two major political parties in the United States. Founded in as a. 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”. 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. Later, the United States Whig Party was founded in and focused on opposition to a strong presidency just as the British Whigs had opposed a strong monarchy.

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. Origins of the Whig Party Reprint Edition by Eber Malcolm Carroll (Author) › Visit Amazon's Eber Malcolm Carroll Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Format: Hardcover. Origins Of The Whig Party: A Dissertation by Malcolm E. Carroll (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

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Format: Paperback. Now, in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party, Now, in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party, Michael F. Holt gives us the only comprehensive history of the Whigs ever written--a monumental history covering in rich detail the American political landscape from the Age of Jackson to impending disunion/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carroll, Eber Malcolm, Origins of the Whig Party. Gloucester, Mass., Peter Smith, [©]. The Whig Party is perhaps the most obscure major political party that has existed in U.S.

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: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carroll, Eber Malcolm, Origins of the Whig Party. New York, Da Capo Press, [©] (OCoLC) The 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 / by: Watson, William Robinson,   Republican Party founded Bettmann Archives/Getty Images In Ripon, Wisconsin, former members of the Whig Party meet to establish a new party to oppose the spread of slavery into the western.

This article is about the British former political faction. For the modern party of the same name, see Whig Party (British political party). For U.S. Whig Party, see Whig Party (United States).

The Whigs were a political faction and then a political party in the parliaments of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland and the United gy: Parliamentarism, Liberalism, Classical.

The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United ide the Democratic Party, it was one of the two major parties in the United States during the late s, the s, and the early s, part of the Second Party System.

Four U.S. presidents were affiliated with the Whig Party for at least part of their respective gy: American System, Parliamentarism. Manifest Destiny, the supposed inevitability of the continued territorial expansion of the boundaries of the United States westward to the Pacific and beyond.

Before the American Civil War, Manifest Destiny was used to validate continental acquisitions in the Oregon Country, Texas, New Mexico, and California. Roundup: Historians' Take tags: Barack Obama, Whig Party by Robert W. Merry Robert W. Merry is political editor of The National Interest and the author of.

Origins. The name Whig was derived from a common term Patriots used to refer to themselves during the American Revolution.

It indicated hostility to the king. It was not directly derived from the British Whig party. [4]The American Whigs were modernizers who saw President Andrew Jackson as "a dangerous man on horseback" with a "reactionary opposition" to the forces of. It was born in the s as an antislavery party led by Abraham Lincoln and, up until the s, remained the natural party of African-Americans.

How, then, did the Republicans graduate into the party of the establishment which today, under President Trump, attracts the vote of as few as one in 10 African-Americans.

Professor Adam I P Smith explores the history and origins of the Author: Elinor Evans. ORIGINS OF AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM. son's letter to Madison so poignantly illustrates, use of the "whig" and "tory" labels persisted well into the nineteenth century, even after the Federalist party had met its demise and the Republicans had begun to split into the Jacksonian Democrats and the Whigs, the forerunners ofCited by: 3.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carroll, Eber Malcolm, Origins of the Whig Party. Durham, N.C., Duke University Press. 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.Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective; In each issue of Origins, an academic expert will analyze a particular current issue – political, cultural, or social – in a larger, deeper context.

In addition to the analysis provided by each month’s feature, Origins will also include images, maps, graphs and other material to complement the essay. I am not about to joke about the origins of his conservatism. It comes from the same source as President Abraham Lincoln's conservatism.

That would be the Whig Party of the s to the mids.