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Author Silbey, Joel H.
Title Party over section : the rough and ready presidential election of 1848 / Joel H. Silbey.
Publication Info. Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [2009]
Open Library Cover
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Description xiv, 205 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Series American presidential elections
American presidential elections.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-192) and index.
Contents Troubled political times -- "A northern no!" -- "The sore-headed leaders in the state of New York" -- and some others -- nominate a president -- "The work to be done": the parties organize -- "There never was an election of greater importance": the parties define what is at stake -- "The presence of every man is necessary": Zachary Taylor is elected -- "A conspicuous milestone in the antislavery tourney" -- or not -- App. A. Democratic national platform, 1848 -- App. B. Whig Party statement of principles passed at a mass meeting after the national convention -- App. C. Free Soil national platform, 1848 -- App. D. Zachary Taylor's inaugural address, March 5, 1849.
Subject Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850.
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1848.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1849.
Added Title Rough and ready presidential election of 1848
ISBN 9780700616404 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0700616403 (cloth ; alk. paper)