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Political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States. Wikipedia

  • History of the United States Whig Party

    The history of the United States Whig Party lasted from the establishment of the Whig Party early in President Andrew Jackson's second term (1833–1837) to the collapse of the party during the term of President Franklin Pierce (1853–1857). The Whigs emerged in the 1830s in opposition to President Andrew Jackson, pulling together former members of the National Republican Party, the Anti-Masonic Party, and disaffected Democrats. Wikipedia

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  • Daniel Webster

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  • Martin Van Buren

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  • Franklin Pierce

    The 14th president of the United States, serving from 1853 to 1857. Fundamental threat to the unity of the nation, he alienated anti-slavery groups by supporting and signing the Kansas–Nebraska Act and enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act, yet these efforts failed to stem conflict between North and South. Wikipedia

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