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ABOLITION Conv. at Warsaw, N. Y., 1839. 12 Bell, John, of Tennessee, nominee of she

ABOLITIONISTS (Garrisonians) for Disunion. 173

Union party for President, 1860. .........

29

His Compromise Proposition....

75

ACCEPTANCE of Presidential candidates.... 210

His letter accepting the nomination for Presi.

ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS, of Massachusetts,

212

President Buffalo Convention, 1848; Nominee of BENJAMIN, JudaP., of Louisiana, on Pop-

do. for Vice-President.

17 ular Sovereignty.

194

Adams, GOVERNOR, of South Carolina, re-

His opinion of Douglas....

196

commends in a Message the reopening of the Afri- BIRNEY, JAMES G., of Michigan, Abolition

can Slave-Trade...

208 candidate for President in 1840.

12

Adams, Johx, 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...

1T2

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

do. 1828..

Vice-President by Democratic Convention, 1856.. 24

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

Resolve in Whig National Convention, 1848....... 15

nominated Vice-President by Democratic Con.

AMERICAN National CONVENTION, 1856.... 23 vention, 1856..

24

Elected Vice-President 1856..

22

AMERICAN NATIONAL COUNCIL, 1856...... 23 Speech on General Politics at Frankfort Ky.,

in 1859....

ANTI-MASONIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONS of

149

Gives casting vote against Free Homestead bill 187

1830 and 1831.....

10

Accepts nomination for Presidency..

211

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

208

ASAMUN, GEORGE, of Massachusetts, Presi-

dent Republican National Convention, 1860.... 26 BROWN, AARON V., of Tennessee, de-

feated for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-

ATCHISOX, David R., of Missouri, beaten

tion 1856...

24

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention, 1852 20

BANES, NATHANIEL P., of Massachusetts,

BUCHANAN, JAMES, of Pennsylvania, beaten

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

for President in Democratic Convention, 1844.... 13

Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-

Supported for Vice-President in Republican Na.

tional Convention, 1860....

23

tion, 1848.

16

Nominated for President by Democratic Con.

Bates, EDWARD, of Missouri, President

vention, 1856.

24

Whig National Convention, 1850..

25 Elected President of the United States, 1856. 22

Candidate for President before Republican Con.

Message on Lecompton..

118

vention, 1860..

27 Special message on do.

117

Letter to the Missouri delegates to the Republi

Veto of Homestead bill.

191

can Convention....

193

BORR, AARON, chosen Vice-President,

His letter in support of Lincoln and Hamlin.. 199

1800-1..

9

BARBOUR, PAILIP P., of Virginia, beaten

for Vice-President...

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

cratic nominee and defeated candidate for Vice-

BARBOUR, JAMES, of Virginia, President

President, 1848.. ...

16

first National Republican Convention...

11

Defeated for President and Vice-President in

President Whig National Convention, 1839..... 12

Democratic National Convention, 1852...... 20

BARNBORNERS of New York retire from Do.

Calhoun, John C., of South Carolina,

mocratic National Convention...

16

elected Vice-President in 1824, and reelected in

Nominate Van Buren and Dodge for President

10

and Vice-President.....

17

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,

candidate for President before Republican Na.

BAYARD, JAMES A., of Delaware, defeated

tional Convention, 1860

27

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention, 1856 24

Presides over Seceders' Convention at Charles- CAMPBELL, LEWIS D., of Ohio, offers a re-

ton....

41 solve in Whig National Convention, 1848.

18

1828....

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CARROLL, Gov. William, of Tennessee, Fourth Democratic National Convention, 1844 .. 18

President of the third Democratic National Con.

Fifth Democratic National Convention, 1843 16

vention, 1840..

19 Sixth Democratic National Convention, 1852.

20

Seventh Democratic National Convention, 1856. 24

Cass, Gen. Lewis, of Michigan, beaten for

29

Eighth Democratic National Convention, 1860 ..

President in Democratic Convention, 1844. 18

Democratic nominee for President, 1848;

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

beaten for

President, 1848

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

16

Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-

nority Report from Committee on Platform;

Senator Wm. Bigler's Compromise proposition 80

tion, 1852.

20

Beated for President in Democratic Conven-

Mr. Avery's amended Majority Report; Mr.

tion, 1856

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

24

81

Payne of Ohio in reply

Nicholson Letter on Popular Sovereignty... 179 His extracts from Breckinridge, Orr, and Ste-

CHAPMAN, Gen. JOAN G., of Maryland,

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

82

President, Whig National Convention, 1852..

port...

18

CHASE, SALMON P., of Ohio, candidate for

Minority Report adopted, 165 to 138; Alabama

protests and withdraws.

88

President before Republican National Conven-

Mississippi withdraws

84

tion, 1860

27 South Carolina, Florida, and Texas withdraws... 86

Proposes to Allow People of Kansas to probibit

Arkansas retires.....

87

Slavery..

81

Georgia retires..

SS

ÇLAY, Cassius M., of Kentucky, supported

Louisiana withdraws; Speech of Wm. B. Gaulden

89

of Georgia in favor of the Slave-Trade

for Vice-President in Republican National Con.

Fruitless ballots (57) for President; Adjournment

vention, 1860...

28 to Baltimore; The Seceders at Charleston; Se-

CLAY, HENRY, of Kentucky, beaten for

nator Bayard, of Delaware, Chairman; They

41

President, 1832..

11

adopt the Avery Platform

Defeated for President in Whig Convention at

They adjourn to Richmond; They meet at Rich-

Harrisburg, 1889. Defeated for President in

mond June 11; They finally adopt Breckin-

1844.

18

ridge and Lane; The adjourned Convention at

Defeated for President in Whig Convention,

timore; Gen. Cushing's opening Speech .

15

Mr. Howard, of Tennessee, moves admission of

original Delegates; Mr. Kavanagh, of Minne-

CLINGMAN, THOMAS L., of North Carolina,

sota, moves to lay on table ; Previous question

for Dissolution....

172

defeated..

43

CLINTON, DE WITT, defeated for President

Proposition of Mr. 8. E. Church, of New-York;

9

Report of Committee on Credentials

44

CLINTON, GEORGE, choseu Vice-President, Minority Report of do.; Admission of Douglas

1804..

Delegates from Louisiana and Alabama

Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland

COCHRANE, John, of New-York, presents

and California withdraw.

46

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

CONSTITUTIONAL UNION CONVENTION, 1860 29

withdraw; Gen. Cushing resigns the Chair;

Gen. Butler, of Massachusetts, offers a pro-

47

CRAWFORD, MARTIN

test..

J., for Dissolution 172

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 9 ing the duty of Congress to establish a Slave Code

Beaten for President 1824......

10 in the Territories

194

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

tion,

172

ported for President in Democratic National Con.

CUSHING, Gen. CALEB, of Massachusetts, vention, 1860

41

President of Democratic National Convention,

1860..

Dix, Gen. JOHN A., advocates Freedom

29

Retires from the chair at Baltimore.

47

for the Territories in the United States....

207

Presides over the Seceders' Convention at Bal.

DISUNION AVOWED by Southern Statesmen

48

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... 23

tion, 1856.

24

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

1860, for President in National Democratic Con-

vention

nated for Vice-President by New-York Radicals in

17

1848, but declined..

His resolutions as they passed the Senate... 194

Davis, John, of Massachusetts, defeated for

DONELSON, ANDREW J., of Tennessee, nomi-

23

Vice-President in Whig National Convention, 1844. 18

nated for Vice-President by American Convention,

Indorsed by Whig National Convention, 1856 ... 25

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

mocratic National Convention, 1852.

20 DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A., of Illinois, beaten

for President in Democratic Convention, 1852... 29

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

Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-

publican nominee for Vice-President, 1836; de-

tion, 1856.

Teated therefor..

22

Nominated at Baltimore in 1860

43

DEJARNETTE, DANIEL C., of Virginia, for Dis- Proposes to extend the Missouri Compromise to

solution

172

the Pacific ...

74

Mr. Douglas' reply to Lincoln at Freeport... 180

DELAWARE Declares for Free Territories

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

through Legislative resolves in 1820........

62 vereignty in the Territories....

182

Also in 1849

201 Speech at Springfield, III., June 12, 1857.

154

DEMOCRACY OF MAINE for the Wilmot Pro-

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

159

proposing a Sedition Law.....

viso

201

He tells what Popular Sovereignty has done for

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONS.—First

Slavery

159

st Baltimore in 1892..

10 Accepts Nomination for Presidency.

212

Second at Baltimore in 1885

11 Extract from Speech in favor of Missouri Cum.

Third Democratic National Convention, 1848 12 promise

215

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Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1848

15 for Vice-President in Democratic Convention,

Elected Vice-President, 1848.

16 20

Defeated for President in Whig National Con. vention, 1852..

18 EVERETT, EDWARD, of Massachusetts, Union

American nominee for President in 1856...

23 eandidate for Vice-President in 1860....

296

Indorsed by Whig National Convention in 1856. 25 His views on Slavery–His “Knapsack" Speech

His views on Slavery-Buffalo Letter of 1888, in Congress-Replies of Messrs. Mitchell, Ran.

and Albany Speech of 1866.

202 dolph and Cambreleng-Mr. Everett on Geo

His Letter to New-York Union Meeting, 1860.. 208 graphical Parties-Later Views on Slavery, in Letters of 1837 and '39..

FITZPATRICK, BENJAMIN, of Alabama, beaten

204 His Acceptance of the Nomination for Vice.

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of President of the United States...

1856. 214

24 His views on the Sumner Outrage....

Nominated by Democratic Convention, 1860... 48 215 Declines the Nomination...

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

Masonic candidate for Vice-President, 1832..... 10 porary Chairman of Democratic National Con. ELECTION RETURNS IN DETAIL, of all the

vention, 1860... Presidential Elections since 1836..

216 FLOYD, John, of Virginia, supported by Aggregate vote by States, for President, from

South Carolina for President, 1832..

11 1824 to 1856....

289 FREE HOMESTEADS-Action of Congress on Alabama vote for President.

228 Governor, Congress, etc. 1859 248

granting free Homesteads to actual settlers.. 182 Arkansas vote for President,

Mr. Grow's Ten-Year proposition defeated in 284

the House.. Congress, 1858..

184 California vote for President..

Mr. Grow introduces another bill which is

237 Governor, 1859.

passed in the House..... 248

185 Connecticut vote for President..

The Senate refused to act upon it.. 228

187 Governor, 1560

Mr. Grow introduces another in 1860, which

240 Delaware vote for President.

passes the House..

224 Governor, 1858.

Rejected by the Senate.. 240

189 Florida vote for President.

288
A compromise bill agreed upon.

190 Congress, 1858.

Vetoed by the President.... 248

191 Georgia vote for President.

Veto sustained by the Senate. 225

198 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, 1858. Indiana vote for President.

222 FREMONT, Col. Joan C., of California, ReCongress, 1858. 246 publican nominee for President, 1856..

22 Iowa vote for President..; 287 Defeated for President, 1856.

28 " Governor, 1859.. 247 Declines a re-nomination, 1860...

28 Kentucky vote for President.

288 GARTRELL, Lucius J., of Georgia, for disCongress, 1859.. Louisiana vote for President..

solution. 282

179 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...

215 Maryland vote for President.

224 Congress, 1858.

241 GRAHAM, WILLIAM A., of North Carolina, Massachusetts vote for President. 217 Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1852.

18 Governor, 1859. 240 Defeated for Vice-President, 1852.

22 Michigan vote for President....

221 Chief Justice, 1859.

GRANGER, FRANCIS, of New York, Presi

246 Minnesota vote for Governor, 1859..

dent Anti-Masonic National Convention....

248 Missouri vote for President.

Beaten for Vice-President, 1836.............. 285

12 Congress, 1858.

245 GUTHRIE, JAMES, of Kentucky, supported Mississippi vote for President.

229

for President in National Democratic ConvenGovernor, Congress, etc., 1859 248 tion..... New Hampshire vote for President.

216 Governor, 1859. 240 HALE, JOAN P., of New-Hampshire, Free New-Jersey vote for President.

217 Democratic nominee for President, 1852..... 21 Governor, 1859.

241 New York vote for President..

HAMLIN, HANNIBAL, of Maine, nominated

219 Sec. State, Controller, etc.,

for Vice-President by Republican National Con. 1859. 240 vention, 1860.

23 North Carolina vote for President..

230

Renounces the Democratic party in the U. 8.
Congress, 1859........

242
Senate....

209 Ohio vote for President...

218
Accepts nomination for Vice-President..

211 Governor, 1859..

245 HARRISON, Gen. WILLIAM H., of Ohio, nom. Oregon vote for Congress, 1859

247
inated and defeated for President in 1836.

12 Pennsylvania vote for President.

228

Nominated for President at Harrisburg, DecemCongress, 1858.

241 Rhode Island vote for President.

ber, 1839; elected President in 1840..

19 216 Governor, 1860. 240 HICKMAN, John, of Pennsylvania, support. South Carolina chooses Electors and Governor ed for Vice-President in Republican Conventiva, by Legislature...... 248 1860....

23 Tennessee vote for President

291 Congress, 1859.

244

Houston, Gen. Sam, of Texas, supported Texas vote for President.

238
for President in Union Convention, 1860...

99 “ Congress, 1859

248 HUNTEP, ROBERT M. T., of Virginia, supVermoxt vote for President.

217 Governor, 1859

ported for President by Democratic National Con240

vention, 1860....... Virginia vote for President.

226 Governor, 1859.

241 ILLINOIS DECLARES FOR FREE TERRITORIES Wisconsip vote for President. 237 through Legislative Resolves......

208 Governor, 1869.

247

Jackson, Gen. ANDREW, of Tennessee, FILLMORE, MILLARD, of New-York, defeated beaten for President in 1824 and elected in 1828... 10 ky Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1844..... 13 Reëlected President in 1882.

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JOANSON, ANDREW, of Tennessee, supported

for President in National Democratic Conventiɔn: Johnson, HERSCHEL V., of Georgia, beaten

for Vice-President in Democratic National Conven-
tion in 1856...
Nominated for Vice-President by Democratic

National Committee, 1860..
Speech on Slavery in the Territories in 1848
Holds that capital should own the laborer, in a

speech at Philadelphia in 1856. His Report
afirming the absolute right of holding slaves

in the Territories.. OHNSON, RICHARD M., of Kentucky, beaten In Convention for Vice-President, 1832.

Nominated and elected Vice-President in 1836..
Beaten for Vice-President in 1840.
Beaten for President in Democratic Convention,

1844. Johnson, WILLIAM Cost, of Maryland, Pre

sident of Young Men's National Convention...., JULIAN, GEORGE W., of Indiana, Free De

mocratic candidate for Vice-President, 1852... KANSAS OUTRAGES, Report of Howard and

Sherman thereon KILLINGER, JOAN W., of Pennsylvania,

offers an Anti-Slavery resolve in the American

Convention, 1856. KING, LEICESTER, of Obio, President of Lib

erty Party National Convention, 1843. KING, WILLIAM R., .of Alabama, beaten

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of

10

1848......

Democratic nominee for Vice-President in 1852.

Elected Vice-President in 1852.. LANE, Col. HENRY S., of Indiana, Presi

dent of the Republican National Convention, 1836. LANE, Gen. JOSEPH, of Oregon, beaten for

President in Democratic National Convention, 1852.. Nominated for Vice-President by Seceders at

Baltimore in 1860. Accepts nomination... AW, GEORGE, of New-York, defeated for

President in American National Convention, 1856. LAWRENCE, ABBOTT, of Massachusetts, de

feated for Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1848. LEAKE, SHELTON F., of Virginia, for Disso

lution... LEE, HENRY, of Massachusetts, supported

by South Carolina for Vice-President, 1882. LEMOYNE, FRANCIS J., of Pennsylvania,

Abolition candidate for Vice-President, 1840... LETCHER, JOHN (Governor of Virginia),

for Dissolution.. LIBERTY PARTY NATIONAL CONVENTION held

at Buffalo in 1843....
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, of Illinois, defeated for
Vice-President in Republican Convention, 1856...
Nominated for President by Republican Conven.

tion, 1860......
Speech at Springfield, Ill., June 17, 1858
Discussion with Mr. Douglas at Freeport, Ill.
Speech at Cooper Institute, New-York, 1860..
Letter to Boston Committee on the Jefferson

Birthday Festival; Letter to Dr, Canisius on

Naturalization..

Accepts nomination for Presidency. Lucas, Gen. ROBERT, President first Demo

cratic National Convention....... MADISON, JAMES, of Virginia, elected Presi.

deat 1808, and reëlected in 1812.... MAINE DEMOCRACY FOR THE WILMOT PRO

viso. MANGUM, WILLIE P., of North Carolina, sup

ported by South-Carolina for President in 1836... MARCY, WILLIAM L., of New York, beaten

for President in Dem. National Convention, 1862.

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MARSH, EPHRAIM, of New Jersey, President

American National Convention...
Mason, John Y., of Virginia, beaten for

Vice-President in Dem. Nat. Con., 1848 ... 24

MASSACHUSETTS DECLARES FOR FREEDOM 48

through Legislative Resolves; Whigs of Massa168 chusetts for freedom....

203 McLEAN, Judge John, of Ohio, defeated for President in Republican Convention, 1856.

22 Also, in Republican Nat. Convention of 1860... 27 169 McKay, JAMES J., of North Carolina, beat

en for Vice-President in Dem. Convention 1548... 16 10 12

McRea, Joun J., of Missis,ippi, for Dissolu12 tion....

172 MISSOURI COMPROMISE, Adopted

64 18 The Compromise Repealed,...

87 MITCHELL, JAMES C., of Tennessee, against 11 Slavery.

204 “ MONROE DOCTRINE."-Extract from the 21

Message of James Monroe on the influence of
European Powers on this Continent.

21 92 MONROE, JAMEs, of Virginia, elected President in 1816 and reëlected in 1820

9 MOORE, SUYDENHAM, of Alabama, for Disso28 lution

178 MORGAN, WILLIAM, revealer of Masonic Se18

crets...
MOREHEAD, JOHN M., of North Carolina,

President Whig National Convention, 1848...... 16

15 20 MORRIS, Thomas, of Ohio, Liberty Party 22 nominee for President in 1844..

14 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN (CLAY) CONVEN. 22 tions, at Baltimore, 1881; at Washington, 1882... 11

New-HAMPSHIRE DECLARES FOR THE WILMOT
Proviso through Legislative Resolves...

208 20

NEW-JERSEY LEGISLATURE FOR FREE TER48 ritory.

61 212 New-YORK FOR FREEDOM.-Resolutions of

the Legislature against Slavery in the Territo23 ries in 1820,

60 Ditto in 1847-8-9.

216 Gen. John A. Dix presents resolutions to United 15 States Senate....

207 The Whigs in State Convention declare for Free 172

dom. Address reported by James Brooks... 207 Free Democracy of New York for Freedom.

Resolutions presented by John Cochrane..... 207 11 ORDINANCE of 1784 (Jefferson's) against Slavery in Territories....

61 12 ORDINANCE of 1787 (Dane's) prohibiting Slavery in Northwest Territory.....

52 172 O'Conor, CHARLES, New-York, defends

Slavery as intrinsically just in a speech at Union 18 Meeting, New-York, 1859..

164 His letter to Committee of Merchants..... 167 22 Ohio DECLARES FOR FREEDOM through Legislative Resolves

209 28 PENNSYLVANIA LEGISLATURE

FOR FREE 127 Territory

61 129 144 PIERCE, FRANKLIN, of New-Hampshire,

nominated for President in Democratic Conven-
tion, 1852..

20 206 Elected President,

22 210

Defeated for President in National Con., 1856 24

Receives one vote for President in National 10

Convention, 1860....
Pillow, Gen. Gideon J., of Tennessee,

beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-
tion, 1852...

:0 PINCKNEY, CHARLES C., of South Carolina, 201

beaten for Vice-President, 1800; also for President
in 1804 and 1808...

9 12 POLITICAL NationAL PLATFORMS. -- None

adopted by first Democratic Convention; Nation20 al Republican Platform...

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Para No Platform adopted by second Democratic SLAVERY EXTENSION or RESTRICTION, Hig. Convention; no Platform adopted by Whig

tory of the struggle for......

49 Convention at Harrisburg, 1839; First Democratic National Platform, 1840..

Origin and Progress of Slavery in America, 49 12

British Decisions affecting Slavery in the Colo-
Whig National Platform, 1844.

18
nies....

50 Democratic National Platform, 1844

18
Slavery under the Confederation..

61 Liberty Party Platform, 1844,

14

Jefferson's Ordinance of 1784, providing for the No Platform adopted openly by Whig Con.

Government of the Territories and the excluvention, 1843..

16
sion of Slavery therefrom...

01 Democratic National Platform, 1848.

Yeas and Nays thereon in Continental Congress 52 Buffalo Free Soil Platform, 1848..

17

Ordinance of 1787, prohibiting Slavery in the Whig National Platform, 1852..

18
North-west Territory.

52 Democratic National Platform, 1852.

20
The Federal Constitution on Slavery.

58 Free Democratic Platform, 1852.

21

Constitutional Amendments affecting Slavery; Republican National Platform, 1856.

22

Cessions of Territory by Slave States; Early American National Platform, 1856.

23 Democratic National Platform, 1856.

attempts to override the Ordinance of '87 53

24 Whig National Platform, 1856.

Reports of John Randolph of Va., and Franklin

25 Republican National Platform, 1860.

of N. O., in opposition thereto; The first Mis. 26 souri Struggle.

54 Constitutional Union Party Platform, 1860.. 29

Slavery Restriction proposed by Gen. James Democratic (Douglas) Platform of 1860... 82

Tallmadge of N. Y.; Proposition sustained by Addition thereto by Baltimore Convention, 48 Seceders' Platform adopted at Charleston..

the House; Remarks thereon by Mr. T. Fuller of Mass..

55 The same readopted by the seceders' (Breckin

Remarks of Gen. Tallmadge of N. Y....

56 ridge) Convention at Baltimore.......

48
Reply of Mr. Scott of Mo...

57 POLE, JAMES K., of Tennessee, nominated

Restriction negatived in the Senate.

58 for and elected President, 1844..

House refuses to concur; Second Missouri 13

Struggle; Mr. John W. Taylor of N. Y. moves POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY IN THE TERRITORIES,

a Committee; Memorial of Daniel Webster in invented by Gen, Lewis Cass, in his Nicholson

favor of Slavery Restriction..

59 Letter...

Resolves of Legislature of N. Y., in favor of 179 Slavery Restriction..

60 PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY IN THE TERRITO

Resolves of N. J. and Pa...

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

Resolves of Delaware; Counter Resolves of 181

Kentucky Legislature; Compromise proposed Pogu, James L., of Alabama, for Dissolu

by the Senate..

62 tion.

172 Adopted in the Senate, and Bill passed ; House refuses to concur...

63 Quitman, Gen. JOAN A., of Mississippi,

Senate asks a Conference,

64 beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Conven

Compromise finally carried in the House by 90 tion, 1848..

16 Yeas (14 only from Free States) to 87 Nays Béaten for Vice-President in Democratic Con

(all from Free States).....

64 vention, 1856.

24 The third Missouri Struggle; Enlargement of ANDOLPH, JOHN, of Virginia, on Everett, 204

Missouri in 1836; Annexation of Texas.. 65

Address of John Q. Adams and other Whig RAYNOR KENNETH, of North Carolina, de

members against such Annexation..

66 feated for President in American Convention,

Mr. Calhoun's dispatch to Mr. King; Mr. John 1856....

P. Hale proposes a division of Texas,

69 23

Annexation project of Milton Brown of Tenn. ; REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1856 22 Adopted, Yeas 118, Nays 101; Proposition of REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1860 26

Mr. Foster of Tenn...

70

Annexation carried in Senate, 26 to 25; The REVOLUTION PROPOSED by William L. Yan

Wilmot Proviso...

71 The Clayton Compromise; Mr. J. M, Root's Re173

solve for Slavery Restriction; Proposition of Rives, Wa. C., of Virginia, defeated for

Isaac P. Walker of Wisconsin.

72 Vice-President in Democratic National Conven

Proposition of Mr. Richard W. Thompson, of tion....

12 Ind.; Slavery excluded from Oregon TerriRosa, RICHARD, beaten for Vice-President

tory.

73 in 1928...

Mr. Douglas, of Illinois, proposes to extend the

10 Missouri line of restriction to the Pacific.... Rosk, Gen. Thomas J., of Texas, beaten

Senate agrees, but House refuses ; The Comprofor Vice-President in Democratic National Con

mise of 1850; Gen. Taylor's recommendavention, 1852..........

20

tions; Gen. Sam Houston's proposition; HenSCOTT, Gen. WINFIELD, of New-York, de

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

33 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.

76 1843..

15 Ditto by Jefferson Davis of Miss. ; Mr. Clay Nominated for President, 1852.

18 in reply; Messrs. Downs of La., King of Ala., Letter accepting nomination for President,

and Butler of & C., in further opposition to 1852... 19 Mr. Clay....

77 Defeated for President, 1852.

22 Mr. Foote of Miss, moves & Committee of ThirSECEDERS' CONVENTION at Charleston, and

teen; Mr. Clay reports from said Committee;

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

78

Mr. Chase of Ohio moves a prohibition of SlaSECEDERS' 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..

79

Mr. SEWARD, Wu. H., of New-York, candidate

Atchison's remarks thereon; President for Presideat before National Republican Conven

Pierce protests against the renewal of agita. tion, 1860..

tion; Mr. Douglas's first Nebraska Report... 27

He amends his biul; Mr. Chase proposes to auHis “ Irrepressible Conflict” Speech at Roches

thorize the people of Kansas to prohibit Slater..

160

very therein; Opposed by Messrs. Bell, Doug. SERGEANT, JOHN, of Pennsylvania, beaten

las, etc., and defeated..

81 for Vice-President in 1832..

11

Wr. 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; 13

Defeated by 30 to 10; Mr. Seward's speech SINGLETON, OTHO R., of Mississippi, for Dis.

against the bill..

82 solution .......

172 Tae Kansas-Nebraska bil passes the Senate.. 84

vey..

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