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ABOLITION Conv. at Warsaw, N. Y., 1839. 12 BELL, JOAN, of Tennessee, nominee of she

ABOLITIONISTS (Garrisonians) for Disunion. 173/ Union party for President, 1860. .................

His Compromise Proposition....

ACCEPTANCE of Presidential candidates.... 210 His letter accepting the nomination for Presi-

ADAMS, CAARLES FRANCIS, of Massachusetts,

dent.........................................

President Buffalo Convention, 1848; Nominee of BENJAMIN, Juda: P., of Louisiana, on Pop-

do, for Vice-President...

17! ular Sovereignty.....

ADAMS, GOVERNOR, of South Carolina, re-

His opinion of Douglas........

commends in a Message the reopening of the Afri.

BIRNEY, JAMES G., of Michigan, Abolition

can Slave-Trade................................ 208 candidate for Presi

Adams, Joax, of Massachusetts, chosen

Liberty Party candidate for President in 1844.. 14

President 1796–7: Reëlection defeated 1800-1.... 9 BONHAM, MILLIDGE L., of South Carolina,

ADAMS, John Quincy, of Massachusetts,

for Dissolution..................................

elected President 1824 ; defeated candidate for Boyd, Linn, of Kentucky, defeated for

do. 1828........

10 Vice-President by Democratic Convention, 1856.. 24

ALLEN, CHARLES, of Massachusetts, offers BRECKINRIDGE, JOAN C., of Kentucky,

Resolve in Whig National Convention, 1848....... nominated Vice-President by Democratic Con-

AMERICAN National CONVENTION, 1856.... 23

vention, 1856......

AMERICAN National COUNCIL, 1856......

Speech on General Politics at Frankfort Ky.

ANTI-MASONIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONS of

Gives casting vote against Free Homestead bill

1830 and 1831........

..........

Accepts nomination for Presidency. ........

Anti-SLAVERY ORDINANCE of 1784...... 51

| BRONSON, Judge GREENE C., on Slavery,

ANTI-SLAVERY ORDINANCE of 1787....... 52 letter affirming Slavery to exist only by positive

law..

ASAMUN, GEORGE, of Massachusetts, Presi-

dent Republican National Convention, 1860.......

BROWN, AARON V., of Tennessee, de-

ATCHISOX, David R., of Missouri, beaten

feated for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-

tion 1856........

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention, 1852 20

BANKS, NATHANIEL P., of Massachusetts,

BUCHANAN, JAMES, of Pennsylvania, beaten

defeated for Vice-President in Rep. Conv., 1856... 22

for President in Democratic Convention, 1844....

Supported for Vice-President in Republican Na!

Beaten for President in Democratic Convene

tion, 1848....

tional Convention, 1860........

Nominated for President by Democratic con-

BATES, Edward, of Missouri, President

vention, 1856....

Whig National Convention, 1856..

Elected President of the United States, 1856....

Candidate for President before Republican Con.

Message on Lecompton......

118

vention, 1860......

Special message on do...........

117

Letter to the Missouri delegates to the Republi

Veto of Homestead bill....

191

can Convention.......

188 BURR, AARON, chosen Vice-President,

His letter in support of Lincoln and Hamlin.:

1800-1.........

BARBOUR, PAILIP P., of Virginia, beaten

for Vice-President.....

........ BUTLER, WILLIAM O., of Kentucky, Demo-

BARBOUR, JAMES, of Virginia, President

cratic nominee and defeated candidate for Vice-

President, 1848.. .....

first National Republican Convention....

Defeated for President and Vice-President in

President Whig National Convention, 1839.....

Democratic National Convention, 1852......

BARNBURNERS of New-York retire from Do CALAOUN, JOHN C., of South Carolina,

mocratic National Convention....

elected Vice-President in 1824, and reelected in

Nominate Van Buren and Dodge for President

1828.......

and Vice-President.....

CAYBRELENG, C. C., of N. Y. on Slavery... 204

BARTLETT, G. B., of Kentucky, President

American National Council, 1856..... ........ 23 CAMERON, Gen. Simon, of Pennsylvania,

BAYARD, JAMES A., of Delaware, defeated

candidate for President before Republican Na.

tional Convention, 1860 ........

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention, 1856 24

Presides over Seceders' Convention at Charles-

** CAMPBELL, Lewis D., of Ohio, offers a re-

41! solve in Whig National Convention, 1848. ..... 15

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CARROLL, Gov. WILLIAM, of Tennessee,

Fourth Democratic National Convention, 1844 ..

President of the third Democratic National Con.

Fifth Democratic National Convention, 1843 ....

vention, 1840..................................

Sixth Democratic National Convention, 1852....

131

Cass, Gen. Lewis, of Michigan, beaten for

Seventh Democratic National Convention, 1856.

Eighth Democratic National Convention, 1860 ..

President in Democratic Convention, 1844......

Mr. Avery's (N. C.) Majority Report, from Com-

Democratic nominee for President, 1848;

mittee on Platform: Mr. H. B. Payne's Mi-

beaten for President, 1848 ...

nority Report from Committee on Platform;

Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-

Senator Wm. Bigler's Compromise proposition

tion, 1852 .....

Mr. Avery's amended Majority Report; Mr.

Beates for President in Democratic Conven-

Avery's remarks in favor of same; Mr. H. B.

tion, 1856 ....

Payne of Ohio in reply ...........

Nicholson Letter on Popular Sovereignty.....

His extracts from Breckinridge, Orr, and Ste-

CHAPMAN, Gen. John G., of Maryland,

phens; Mr. Samuels's (of Iowa) Minority Re-

President, Whig National Convention, 1852......

port................

CHASE, SALMON P., of Ohio, candidate for

Minority Report adopted, 165 to 188; Alabama

protests and withdraws....

President before Republican National Conven.

Mississippi withdraws ....

tion, 1860 ....

South Carolina, Florida, and Texas withdraws..

Proposes to Allow People of Kansas to prohibit

Arkansas retires........

Slavery ..................................

Georgia retires............................

81

ÇLAY, Cassius M., of Kentucky, supported

Louisiana withdraws; Speech of Wm. B. Gaulden

of Georgia in favor of the Slave-Trade .......

for Vice-President in Republican National Con.

Fruitless ballots (57) for President; Adjournment

vention, 1860................................

to Baltimore; The Seceders at Charleston; Se-

CLAY, HENRY, of Kentucky, beaten for

nator Bayard, of Delaware, Chairman; They

President, 1892..........................

adopt the Avery Platform ............... :

.....

Defeated for President in Whig Convention at

They adjourn to Richmond: They meet at Rich-

mond June 11; They finally adopt Breckin-

Harrisburg, 1889. Defeated for President in

1844......

18

ridge and Lane; The adjourned Convention at

Defeated for President in Whig Convention,

timore; Gen. Cushing's opening Speech .....

1848........

Mr. Howard, of Tennessee, moves admission of

original Delegates; Mr. Kavanagh, of Minne-

CLINGMAN, Thomas L., of North Carolina,

Bota, moves to lay on table; Previous question

for Dissolution.....

defeated............................

Proposition of Mr. S. E. Church, of New York ;

CLINTON, DE WITT, defeated for President

Report of Committee on Credentials .....

CLINTON, GEORGE, choseu Vice-President,

Minority Report of do.: Admission of Douglas

1804.......

9

Delegates from Louisiana and Alabama ......

Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland

COCHRANE, John, of New-York, presents

and California withdraw.....

Anti-Slavery Resolves to Mass Meetings......... 207 Delaware, and part of Kentucky, and Missouri

withdraw; Gen. Cushing resigns the Chair;

CONSTITUTIONAL Union CONVENTION, 1860 29

Gen. Butler, of Massachusetts, offers a pro-

CRAWFORD, MARTIN J., for Dissolution 172

test....

CRAWFORD, WILLIAM H., of Georgia, beaten DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM (Davis's Resolu-

in Democratic Caurus for President in 1816;

tions), adopted by the United States Senate, affirm-

Democratic Caucus candidate for President, 1824 91 ing the duty of Congress to establish a Slave Code

Beaten for President 1824.....................

10 in the Territories ............................... 1

CURRY, J. L. M., of Alabama, for Dissolu DICKINSON, DANIEL S., of New-York, sup-

tion.........

172

ported for President in Democratic National Con-

COSAING, Gen. CALEB, of Massachusetts, vention, 1860. ................................. 41

President of Democratic National Convention,

Dix, Gen. JOHN A., advocates Freedom

7860.........................................

Retires from the chair at Baltimore........

for the Territories in the United States............ 207

Presides over the Seceders' Convention at Bal DISUNION AVOWED by Southern Statesmen

timore.........

in the event of the election of a Republican Presi-

DALLAS, GEORGE M., of Pennsylvania, nomi. dent ........................................... 170

nated for and elected Vice-President, 1844........ 18

DOBBIN, JAMES C., of North Carolina, beaten

Davis, GARRETT, of Kentucky, defeated for

for Vice-President in Democratic National Conven-

President in the American National Convention... tion, 1856..........

Davis JEFFERSON, of Mississippi, supported, DODGE, Gen. Henry, of Wisconsin, nomi.

1860, for President in National Democratic Con-

nated for Vice-President by New-York Radicals in

vention ....

1848, but declined..............

His resolutions as they passed the Senate .......

Davis, John, of Massachusetts, defeated for

DONELSON, ANDREW J., of Tennessee, nomi-

Vice-President in Whig National Convention, 1844. 18

Dated for Vice-President by American Convention.

Indorsed by Whig National Convention, 1856 ...

Davis, John W., of Indiana, President De-

mocrátic National Convention, 1862.............. 20

Douglas, STEPHEN A., of Illinois, beaten

for President in Democratic Convention, 1852...

Dayton, WILLIAM L., of New-Jersey, Re.

Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-

publican nominee for Vice-President, 1856; de-

tion, 1856. ...........

feated therefor...........

Norninated at Baltimore in 1860 .............

DEJARNETTE, DANIEL C., of Virginia, for Dis-

Proposes to extend the Missouri Compromise to

the Pacific .....

solution .........

Mr. Douglas' reply to Lincoln at Freeport....

DELAWARE Declares for Free Territories

Mr. Douglas' “Harper" Essay on Popular So-

through Legislative resolves in 1820.

vereignty in the Territories....

Alo in 1849 .....

Speech at Springfield, Ill., June 12, 1857.

DEMOCRACY OF MAINE for the Wilmot Pro-

Speech on the John Brown raid, July 16, 1860,

proposing a Sedition Law ...

riso ..............

He tells what Popular Sovereignty has done for

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONS. First

Slavery..........................

at Baltimore in 1832.....

Accepts Nomination for Presidency.....

Becond at Baltimore in 1885

Extract from Speech in favor of Missouri Cum.

Third Democratic National Convention,

promisa ...... ...

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Downs, SOLOMON U., of Luaisiana, beaten

Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1848...

Elected Vice-President, 1848.....

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention,

Defeated for President in Whig National Con.

vention, 1852........

EVERETT, EDWARD, of Massachusetts, Union

American nominee for President in 1856.......

Indorsed by Whig National Convention in 1856.

eandidate for Vice-President in 1860....

His views on Slavery-Buffalo Letter of 1888,

His views on Slavery-His“ Knapsack" Speech

and Albany Speech of 1866.................

in Congress-Replies of Messrs. Mitchell, Ran.

dolph and Cambreleng-Mr. Everett on Geo-

His Letter to New-York Union Meeting, 1860.. 208

graphical Parties—Later Views on Slavery,

FITZPATRICK, BENJAMIN, of Alabama, beaten

in Letters of 1837 and '89.................. 204

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of

Lis Acceptance of the Nomination for Vice-

1856.......................

President of the United States.......

.........

Nominated by Democratic Convention, 1860... 48

His views on the Sumner Outrage............ 215

Declines the Nomination..........

ELLMAKER, Amos, of Pennsylvania, Anti. FLOURXOY, FRANCIS B., of Arkansas, tem.

Masonic candidate for Vice-President, 1882..... 10 porary Chairman of Democratic National Con-

vention, 1860................................... 3

ELECTION RETURNS IN DETAIL, of all the

216 FLOYD, JOHN, of Virginia, supported by

Presidential Elections since 1836....

Aggregate vote by States, for President, from

South Caroling for President, 1832...............

1824 to 1856............................... 289 FREE HOMESTEADS-Action of Congress on

vote for President..........."

Alabama vote for President.

228

granting free Homesteads to actual settlers.. ...

o Governor, Congress, etc. 1859 248

Mr. Grow's Ten-Year proposition defeated in

Arkansas vote for President. ....

284

the House....

Congress, 1858.....

248

• California vote for President....

Mr. Grow introduces another bill which is

237

passed in the House.......

Governor, 1859....

248

The Senate refused to act upon it.....

Connecticut vote for President.......

" Governor, 1560.

Mr. Grow introduces another in 1860, which

240

passes the House........

Delaware vote for President....

224

Rejected by the Senate..........

" Governor, 1858..

A compromise bill agreed upon..

Florida vote for President......

238

Vetoed by the President......................

" Congress, 1858......

248

Veto sustained by the Senate......

225

Georgia vote for President...

" Congress, 1859.

243 FRELINGHUYSEN, THEODORE, of New Jersey,

Illinois vote for President. .........

220 Nominated and defeated for Vice-President in

" Congress, 1858.

246

1844............... ...........................

* Legislature,

247

Indiana vote for President.....

222 FREMONT, Col. Joan C., of California, Re-

Congress, 1

246

publican nominee for President, 1856..........

Iowa vote for President.....

287 Defeated for President, 1856.....

" Governor, 1859.: ••••

247 Declines a re-nomination, 1860...

Kentucky vote for President..

Congress, 1859...

GARTRELL, LUCIUS J., of Georgia, for dis-

244

Louisiana vote for President......

solution.......

" Congress, 1859..

243 GEORGIA LEGISLATURE censures Senator

Maine vote for President.....

216

Berrien for voting to confirm Mr. Everett as Min-

" Governor, 1859.

240

ister to England................................

Maryland vote for President....

224

Congress, 1858

GRAHAM, WILLIAM A., of North Carolina,

Massachusetts vote for President.

217 | Whig nominee for Vice-Presiden

Governor

240 Defeated for Vice-President, 1852..............

Michig vote for President......

221

GRANGER, FRANCIS, of New York, Presi.

Chief Justice, 1859....

246

Minnesota vote for Governor, 1859......

248

dent Anti-Masonic National Convention.........

Missouri vote for President.....

285

Beaten for Vice-President, 1836...............

" Congress, 1858..

245 GUTHRIE, JAMES, of Kentucky, supported

Mississippi vote for President.........

229 for President in National Democratic Conven-

Governor, Congress, e

248

tion............................................

New-Hampshire vote for President.

216

Governor, 1859....

HALE, JOAN P., of New-Hampshire, Free

Ner-Jer te for President...

| Democratic nominee for President, 1852.........

Governor, 1859..

ernor, 1859...........

HAMLIN, HANNIBAL, of Maine, nominated

New-York vote for President.....

Sec. State, Controller, etc.,

for Vice-President by Republican National Con-

1859.............

240

vention, 1860......

North Carolina vote for President.

Renounces the Democratic party in the U. 8.

Congress, 1859........ 242

Senate.

Ohio vote for Presidente...

218 Accepts nomination for Vice-President........:

“ Governor, 1859..

245 HARRISON, Gen. WILLIAM H., of Ohio, nom.

Oregon vote for Congress, 1859.....

247 inated and defeated for President in 1836. ......

Pennsylvania vote for President..

228

Nominated for President at Harrisburg, Decem-

Congress,

241

ber, 1839; elected President in 1840.........

Rhode Island vote for President.

216

6

Governor, 1860.........

| HICKMAN, Joan, of Pennsylvania, support.

South Carolina chooses Electors and Governor ed for Vice-President in Republican Convention,

by Legislature..........................

Tennessee vote for President......

281

Congress, 1859

Houston, Gen. Sam, of Texas, supported

244

Texas vote for President..................

238

for President in Union Convention, 1860..........

“ Congress, 1859..

248 HUNTER, ROBERT M. T., of Virginia, sup-

Vermoxt vote for President....

217

Governor, 1869...

ported for President by Democratic National Con-

240

Virgipla vote for President...

226

vention, 1860...................................

" Governor, 1859.

241 | ILLINOIS DECLARES FOR FREE TERRITORIES

Wisconsin vote for President....

through Legislative Resolves...............

Governor, 1869........

JACKSON, Gen. ANDREW, of Tennessee,

FILLMORE, MILLARD, of New-York, defeated beaten for President in 1824 and elected in 1828...

ky Fice-President in Whig Convention, 1844..... 131 Reëlected President in 1832.....

Wrming the abde.phia in 1856 laborer, ia

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JOANSON, ANDREW, of Tennessee, supported MARSH, EPHRAIM, of New Jersey, President

for President in Natiopal Democratic Convention: 41 American National Convention.......

....... 23

Johnson, HERSCHEL V., of Georgia, beaten Mason, John Y., of Virginia, beaten for

for Vice-President in Democratic National Conven. Vice-President in Dem. Nat. Con., 1848 ... ......

tion in 1856.....

Nominated for Vice-President by Democratic

24 MASSACHUSETTS DECLARES TOR FREEDOM

National Committee, 1860......

48

through Legislative Resolves; Whigs of Massa.

Speech on Slavery in the Territories in 1848 ... 1681, chusetts for freedom...........

Holds that capital should own the laborer, in a McLEAN, Judge John, of Ohio, defeated for

speech at Philadelphia in 1856. His Report

President in Republican Convention, 1856.....

affirming the absolute right of holding slaves

Also, in Republican Nat. Convention of 1860...

in the Territories......

MCKAY, JAMES J., of North Carolina, beat-

OHNSON, RICHARD M., of Kentucky, beaten

en for 'Vice-President in Dem. Convention 1548...

in Convention for Vice-President, 1832.

10 McRea, John J., of Missisoippi, for Dissolu.

Nominated and elected Vice-President i

Beaten for Vice-President in 1840......

tion............................................ 172

Beaten for President in Democratic Convention, MISSOURI COMPROMISE, Adopted.

The Compromise Repealed,........

Johnson, WILLIAM Cost, of Maryland, Pre-

MITCHELL, JAMES C., of Tennessee, ngainst

sident of Young Men's National Convention....,

Slavery ......................................

JULIAN, GEORGE W., of Indiana, Free De-

“ MONROE DOCTRINE."-Extract from the

mocratic candidate for Vice-President, 1852......

Message of James Monroe on the influence of

KANSAS OUTRAGES, Report of Howard and European Powers on this Continent, .............

Sherman thereon ............................... MONROE, JAMES, of Virginia, elected Presi.

KILLINGER, JOAN W., of Pennsylvania, dent in 1816 and reëlected in 1820 .........

offers an Anti-Slavery resolve in the American Moore, SUYDENHAM, of Alabama, for Disso-

Convention, 1856..............

lution ............

KING, LEICESTER, of Ohio, President of Lib-

MORGAN, WILLIAM, revealer of Masonic Se-

erty Party National Convention, 1843............

crets..........

KING, WILLIAN R., .of Alabama, beaten

MOREHEAD, Joun M., of North Carolina,

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of

1848........

President Whig National Convention, 1848.......

Democratic nominee for Vice-President in 1862. 20 MORRIS, Thomas, of Ohio, Liberty Party

Elected Vice-President in 1862............

nominee for President in 1844......

LANE, Col. HENRY S., of Indiana, Presi NationAL REPUBLICAN (CLAY) CONVEN.

dent of the Republican National Convention, 1856. 22 tions, at Baltimore, 1881; at Washington, 1882...

LANE, Gen. JOSEPH, of Oregon, beaten for New-HAMPSHIRE DECLARES FOR THE WILMOT

President in Democratic National Convention, Proviso through Legislative Resolves............. 208

Nominated for Vice-President by Seceders at

New-JERSEY LEGISLATURE FOR FREE TER-

Baltimore in 1860....

481 ritory ....................................

Accepts nomination.......

....... 212 New-YORK FOR FREEDOM.-Resolutions of

AW, GEORGE, of New York, defeated for the Legislature against Slavery in the Territo-

President in American National Convention, 1856. 23 ries in 1820,.....

Ditto in 1847-8-9...

LAWRENCE, ABBOTT, of Massachusetts, de-

Gen. John A. Dix presents resolutions to United

feated for Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1848. 15 States Senate..

LEAKE, SHELTON F., of Virginia, for Disso.

The Whigs in State Convention declare for Free

lution..........................................

...........

dom. Address reported by James Brooks...

172

Free Democracy of New York for Freedom.

LEE. HENRY, of Massachusetts, supported

Resolutions presented by John Cochrane.....

by South Carolina for Vice-President, 1832.. 11 | ORDINANCE of 1784 (Jefferson's) against

LEMOYNE, FRANCIS J., of Pennsylvania, Slavery in Territories..........

Abolition candidate for Vice-President, 1840...... 12 ORDINANCE of 1787 (Dane's) prohibiting

LETCHER, John (Governor of Virginia), Slavery in Northwest Territory.......

for Dissolution.......

.... 172 O'Conor, CHARLES, New-York, defends

LIBERTY PARTY National CONVENTION held Slavery as intrinsically just in a speech at Union

at Buffalo in 1843..........

Meeting, New-York, 1859....

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, of Illinois, defeated for

His letter to Committee of Merchants......... 167

Vice-President in Republican Convention, 1856... 22 OH10 DECLARES FOR FREEDOM through Legis-

Nominated for President by Republican Conven-

lative Resolves .................

tion, 1860....

PENNSYLVANIA EGISLATURK FOR

Speech at Springfield, iii., June 17, 1858 ... 127

Discussion with Mr. Douglas at Freeport, Ill....

Territory ..........

129

Speech at Cooper Institute, New York, 1860.... 141 PIERCE, FRANKLIN, of New Hampshire,

Letter to Boston Committee on the Jefferson

dominated for President in Democratic Conven.

Birthday Festival; Letter to Dr, Canisius on

tion, 1852.........

Naturalization..............................

Elected President,..

Accepts nomination for Presidency..........., 210 Defeated for President in National Con., 1856 ::

Lucas, Gen. ROBERT, President first Demo-

Receives one vote for President in National

Convention, 1860............................

cratic National Convention..........

... 10

Madison, JAMES, of Virginia, elected Presi.

Pillow, Gen. GIDEON J., of Tennessee,

beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-

deat 1808, and reclected in 1812...

tion, 1852.......

MAINE DEMOCRACY FOR THE WILMOT Pro-

PINCKNEY, CHARLES C., of South Carolina,

viso. ........................................... 201

beaten for Vice-President, 1800; also for President

MANGOM, WILLIE P., of North Carolina, sup in 1804 and 1808................................

ported by South-Carolina for President in 1836... POLITICAL NATIONAL PLATFORMS. -- None

MARCY, William L., of New York, beaten adopted by first Democratic Convention; Nation-

for President in Dem. National Convention, 1862. 20 al Republican Platform...

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No Platform adopted by second Democratic SLAVERY EXTENSION or RESTRICTION, His-

Convention; no Platform adopted by Whig

tory of the struggle for......

Convention at Harrisburg, 1839; First Demo-

Origin and Progress of Slavery in America....

cratic National Platform, 1840..............

12

British Decisions affecting Slavery in the Colo-

Whig National Platform, 1844.......

18

nies.....

Democratic National Platform, 1844 ...

Slavery under the Confederation.....

Liberty Party Platform, 1844 ...

Jefferson's Ordinance of 1784, providing for the

No Platform adopted openly by Whig Con-

Government of the Territories and the exclu-

vention, 1843......

sion of Slavery therefrom........

Democratic National Platform, 1848..

Yeas and Nays thereon in Continental Congress

Buffalo Free Soil Platform, 1848.....

Ordinance of 1787, prohibiting Slavery in the

Whig National Platform, 1852.......

North-west Territory.......................

Democratic National Platform, 1

The Federal Constitution on Slavery..........

Free Democratic Platform, 1852

Constitutional Amendments affecting Slavery ;

Republican National Platform, 1

Cessions of Territory by Slave States; Early

American National Platform, 1856

attempts to override the Ordinance of '87 ...

Democratic National Platform, 1856....

Reports of John Randolph of Va., and Franklin

Whig National Platform, 1856..............

of N, O., in opposition thereto; The first Mis-

Republican National Platform, 1860.......

souri Struggle..

Constitutional Union Party Platform, 1860..

Slavery Restriction proposed by Gen. James

Democratic (Douglas) Platform of 1860.......

Tallmadge of N, Y.; Proposition sustained by

Addition thereto by Baltimore Convention, ...

the House ; Remarks thereon by Mr. T. Fuller

Seceders' Platform adopted at Charleston, ....

of Mass..............

The same readopted by the seceders' (Breckin-

f Gen. Tallmadge of N, Y...........

"

ridge) Convention at Baltimore......

Reply of Mr. Scott of Mo.....................

POLE, JAMES K., of Tennessee, nominated

Restriction negatived in the Senate............

House refuses to concur; Second Missouri

for and elected President, 1844..................

13

Struggle ; Mr. John W. Taylor of N. Y. moves

a Committee; Memorial of Daniel Webster in

POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY IN THE TERRITORIES,

favor of Slavery Restriction....

invented by Gen. Lewis Cass, in his Nicholson

Resolves of Legislature of N. Y., in favor of

Letter........................ ................

179

Slavery Restriction.........................

PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY IN THE TERRITO-

Resolves of N. J. and Pa..

ries : Letter of Martin Van Buren thereon........

Resolves of Delaware; Counter Resolves of

181

Kentucky Legislature; Compromise proposed

Pugh, JAMES L., of Alabama, for Dissolu-

by the Senate.......

tion.

Adopted in the Senate, and Bil passed; House

refuses to concur......

Quitman, Gen. JOHN A., of Mississippi,

Senate asks & Conference,.....

beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-

Compromise finally carried in the House by

tion, 1848.......

Yeas (14 only from Free States) to 87 Nays

Beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Con-

(all from Free States)......

vention, 1856...........

The third Missouri Struggle ; Enlargement of

cuvivu

............................... 2

Missouri in 1836; Annexation of Texas.......

ANDOLPH, JOHN, of Virginia, on Everett, 204

Address of John Q. Adams and other Whig

RaynoR KENNETH, of North Carolina, de

members against such Annexation.........

Mr. Calhoun's dispatch to Mr. King; Mr. John

feated for President in American Convention,

P. Hale proposes a division of Texas........

1856..

........... 13

Annexation project of Milton Brown of Tenn. ;

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1856 22 Adopted, Yeas 118, Nays 101; Proposition of

Mr, Foster of Tenn.....

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1860 26 Annexation carried in Senate, 26 to 25; The

REVOLUTION PROPOSED by William L. Yan-

Wilmot Proviso.

vey .................

The Clayton Compromise; Mr. J. M. Root's Re-

173

solve for Slavery Restriction ; Proposition of

Rives, WM. C., of Virginia, defeated for

Isaac P. Walker of Wisconsin..............

Vice-President in Democratic National Conven-

Proposition of Mr. Richard W. Thompson, of

tion......................

Ind.; Slavery excluded from Oregon Terri-

tory ........................................

Ross, RICHARD, beaten for Vice-President

Mr. Douglas, of Illinois, proposes to extend the

in 1928...............................

Missouri line of restriction to the Pacific.....

Rose, Gen. Thomas J., of Texas, beaten

Senate agrees, but House refuses; The Compro-

for Vice-Presideat in Democratic National Con-

mise of 1850; Gen. Taylor's recommenda-

vention, 1852...................................

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tions ; Gen Sam Houston's proposition: Hen-

ry Clay's plan of Compromise; John Bell's

Scott, Gen. WINFIELD, of New-York, de-

proposition.....

feated for President at Harrisburg, 1889

Objections to Mr. Clay's scheme by Foote of

Defeated for President in Whig Convention,

Miss. and Mason, of Va.......

1843..........

Ditto by Jefferson Davis of Miss. : Mr. Clay

Nominated for President, 1852....

in reply; Messrs. Downs of La., King of Ala.,

Letter accepting nomination for Presidente

and Butler of & C., in further opposition to

1852....

Mr. Olay.........

Defeated for President, 1852..

Mr. Foote of Miss. moves a Committee of Thir-

SECEDERS' CONVENTION at Charleston, and

teen ; Mr. Clay reports from said Committee:

Mr. Jefferson Davis's Amendment.........

Platform..........................

Mr. Chase of Ohio moves a prohibition of Sla-

SECEDERS' CONVENTION at Baltimore nomi-

very : The Omnibus defeated as a whole, but

nates John C. Breckinridge for President, and

passed in separate bills; The Kansas-Nebraska

Gen. Joseph Lane for Vice-President............ 48 Struggle....................................

Mr. Atchison's remarks thereon; President

SEWARD, Wx. H., of New-York, candidate

Pierce protests against the renewal of agita.

for Presideat before National Republican Conven-

tion; Mr. Douglas's first Nebraska Report...

tion, 1860...

He amends his bill; Mr. Chase proposes to au-

His “ Irrepressible Confict” Speech at Roches-

thorize the people of Kansas to prohibit Sla-

ter.....

very therein; Opposed by Messrs. Bell, Doug.

SERGEANT, JOHN, of Pennsylvania, beaten

las, etc., and' defeated.....

for Vice-President in 1832..

Mr. Clayton's “ American” amendment; Mr.

Defeated for Vice-President in Whig National

Chase moves that the people of the Territory

Convention, 1844......

be authorized to elect their own Governor;

Defeated by 80 to 10; Mr, Seward's speech

SINGLETON, OTHO R., of Mississippi, for Dis.

against the bill...::::::::::::::::::

solution ....

............ ........ 172' Tae Kansas-Nebraska bill passes the Senate...

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