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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 Louisiana, beaten

Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1848 .......

Elected Vice-President, 1848.......

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention,

Defeated for President in Whig National Con.

852.........................................

201

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......

2911

His views on Slavery-Buffalo Letter of 1888,

His views on Slavery-His“ Knapsack" Speech

and Albany Speech of 1856.................

in Congress-Replies of Messrs. Mitchell, Ran.

dolph and Cambreleng-Mr. Everett on Geo-

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

graphical Parties-Later Views on Slavery, FITZPATRICK, BENJAMIN, of Alabama, beaten

in Letters of 1837 and '39....

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of

Llis Acceptance of the Nomination for

1856......

President of the United States......

Nominated by Democratic Convention, 1860... 48

His views on the Sumner Outrage.....

Declines the Nomination.......

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

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

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

ELECTION RETURNS IN DETAIL, of all the

3

FLOYD, JOHN, of Virginia, supported by

Presidential Elections since 1886...

Aggregate vote by States, for President, from South Carolina for President, 1882..............

1824 to 1856..........

FREE HOMESTEADS-Action of Congress on

Alabama vote for President......

16 G overnor, Congress, etc. 1859

granting free Homesteads to actual settlers..

Mr. Grow's Ten-Year proposition defeated in

Arkansas vote for President.

16 1 6 Congress, 1858.........

the House.............

248

.wir which is

Mr. Grow introduces another bill which is

California vote for President...

287

passed in the House.........................

“ Governor, 1859.....

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

Connecticut vote for President........

228

Mr. Grow introduces another in 1860, which

Governor, 1560......

Delaware vote for President...

passes the House......

Rejected by the Senate......

A compromise bill agreed upon......

Florida vote for President...

4

Vetoed by the President..

248

Congress, 185

vote for President...

Veto sustained by the Senate....

225

* Congress, 185

243 FRELINGHUYSEN, THEODORE, of New-Jersey,

Illinois vote for President......

220 Nominated and defeated for Vice-President in

" Congress, 1858.

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

..........

" " Legislature, 1858.

Indiana vote for President...

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

· Congress, 1858.

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

Iowa vote for President...........

287 Defeated for President, 1856......

" Governor, 1859..

247 Declines a re-nomination, 1860...

Kentucky v rote for President....

288

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

Congress, 185

244

Louisiana vote for President...

232

solution........................................

" Congress, 1859.

GEORGIA LEGISLATURE censures Senator

· Maine vote for President.....

216

Berrien for voting to confirm Mr. Everett as Min-

" Governor, 1869.

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-President, 1852.........

Governor, 1859...

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

Michigan 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.....

235

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

e Congress, 1858...

245 GUTHRIE, JAMES, of Kentucky, supported

Mississippi vote for President............. 229

for President in National Democratic Conven-

Governor, Congress, etc., 248

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

................................

New Hampshire vote for President......

216

Governor, 1859....

HALE, JOAN P., of New Hampshire, Free

New-Jersey vote for President...

217 Democratic nominee for President, 1852.........

Governor, 1859..........:

HAMLIN, HANNIBAL, of Maine, nominated

New-York vote for President....

Sec. State, Controller, e

for Vice-President by Republican National Con-

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

240

vention, 1860......

North Carolina vote for President...

230 Renounces the Democratic party in the 0. s.

Congress, 1859

242

Senate..

Ohio vote for President....

218

Accepts nomination for Vice-President......

** Governor, 1859..

HARRISON, Gen. William H., of Ohio, nom.

Oregon vote for Congress, 1859.......

247

inated and defeated for President in 1896.

Pennsylvania vote for President...

228

Nominated for President at Harrisburg, Decem-

Congress, 1858..... 241

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

Rhode Island vote for President. ...

Governor, 1860......

HICKMAN, JOAN, of Pennsylvania, support-

South Carolina chooses Electors and Governor

ed for Vice-President in Republican Convention,

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

1860.......................

Tennessee vote for President.

281

Congress, 18

Houston, Gen. Sam, of Texas, supported

944

Texas vote for President.....

238

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

" Congress, 1859......

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

Vermoxt vote for President....

217

ported for President by Democratio National Con-

Governor, 1869...

240

Virginia 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 Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1844..... 131 Reëlected President in 1832......

Wrming the abde.phia in 1856 laborer, ia

886.

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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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Constituican Natilatform, 185, 1856.

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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......

nies.......................................

Democratic National Platform, 18

Slavery under the Confederation..............

Liberty Party Platform, 1844 .....

14

Jefferson's Ordinance of 1784, providing for the

No Platform adopted' openly by Whig

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, 1852..

The Federal Constitution on Slavery.....

Free Democratic Platform, 1852........

Constitutional Amendments affecting Slavery;

Republican National Platform, 1856....

Cessions of Territory by Slave States : Early

American National Platform, 1856....

attempts to override the Ordinance of '87 ...

Democratic National Platform, 18

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 Scruggle.................

Constitutional Union Party Platform, 1860

Slavery Restriction proposed by Gea. 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-

Remarks of Gen, Tallmadge of N, Y..

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

Reply of Mr. Scott of Mo....

POLK, JAMES K., of Tennessee, nominated

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

House refuses to concur; Second Missouri

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

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

1

Slavery Restriction.........

PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY IN THE TERRITO-

Resolves of N. J. and Pa......

Resolves of Delaware; Counter Resolves of

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

Kentucky Legislature; Compromise proposed

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

by the Senate.....

tion....

.......

Adopted in the Senate, and Bill passed; House

refuses to concur...........................

Quitman, Gen. JOHN A., of Mississippi,

Senate asks a Conference....

beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-

Compromise finally carried in the House by 90

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

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 agaiast such Annexation....

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

feated for President in American Convention,

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

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

Annexation project of Milton Brown of Tenn. ;

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1856

Adopted, Yeas 118, Nays 101; Proposition of

Mr. Foster of Tenn.......

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1860 261

Annexation carried in Senate, 26 to 25; The

REVOLUTION PROPOSED by William L. Yan-

Wilmot Proviso.......

173

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

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 1828........................................

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

Rosk, Gen. THOMAS J., of Texas, beaten

Senate agrees, but House refuses ; The Compro-

mise of 1850; Gen, Taylor's recommenda-

for Vice-President in Democratic National Con-

tions : Gen Sam Houston's proposition; Hen-

vention, 1852.......

ry Clay's plan of Compromise; Jobin 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 V&.........

1848....

15 Ditto by Jefferson Davis of Miss. : Mr. Clay

Nominated for President, 18

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

Letter accepting nomination for Presidentin

and Butler of S. C., in further opposition to

1852..

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

Defeated for President, 1852. :::

. .

Ov2..............

Mr. Foote of Miss, moves & 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............

struggle............. ....

Mr. Atchison's remarks thereon; President

SEWARD, W». H., of New-York, candidate

.

Pierce protests against the renewal of agit:

for President before National Republican Conven-

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

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

His “ Irrepressible Conflict " 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, OTRO R., of Mississippi, for Dis.

against the bill......

solution...

The Kansas-Nebraska bill passes the Senate...

oey..

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