Origins of the Whig Party

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INDEX
Abolition movement, non-partisan in origin, 174.
Adams, Henry Degradation of the Democratic Dogma, cited, 2, 213, 235.
Adams, J. Q., 30, 70, 134, 155, 169; political leadership, 2, 11, 12, 23, 24, 26, 31 n., 32, 39, 222; his conservatism, 4; and Jackson in 1824, 4, 5; campaign of 1824, 5-11; quarrel with Massachusetts Federalists in 1807, 8 n.; West and internal improvements, 8, n; patronage, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, agrees with J. McLean on, 18; personality, 13; use of money in elections, 15; campaign of 1828, 26, 27; election of 1828, 30; considered by Anti-Masons for presidency, 50; attitude towards Clay, 1832, 67; New York City charter election, 1834, 121; Van Buren's election certain, 147; Clay's democracy, 161; Whig leaders and internal improvements, 1834, 172; character of Whig party, 172 n., 173 n.; growth of executive powers, 180, 181; Richard Fletcher, 186, 186 n.; decline in respect for law, 188; internal improvements, 213.
Adams, J. Q., MSS., cited, 161, 172, 228.
Albany, 124.
Albany Argus, cited, 105, 106, 107, 229; Washington Globe and Tariff, 97.
Albany Journal, cited, 156, 163, n., 170, 229.
American System, 25, 37, 47; and National Republican party, 1832, 58; attitude of Whig party, 173.
Anti-Masonic party, origin, 48 n.; relations vnth National Republicans, 49, 49 n., 52, 53, 67; and Clay, 49, 50, 68; considers Richard Rush and J. Q. Adams for presidency, 50; preference for J. McLean, 50; nominates William Wirt, 51; position in 1835, 135, 136; and Webster, 1835, 136, 137; Democratic members, 136 n.; Harrisburg convention, 1835, 137; influence in Harrisburg convention, 1839, 162, 189; Bank issue, 166 n.; joins Whig party, 172; general desire for its nomination, 1832, 174.
Anti-slavery, see abolition movement; Clay's Taylorsville speech, 159; petition struggle, 175, 176; silence of press, 176.
Appleton, Samuel, 156.
Atherton, C. G., 185.
Auburn, 124.
Autobiography of Amos Kendall, cited, 231.
Autobiography of Martin Van Buren, ( J. C. Fitzpatrick, ed.). cited, 4, 72, 73, 77, 78, 87, 89, 102, 104, 105, 108, 109. 171, 231.
Autobiography of Thurlow Weed ( Harriet A. Weed, ed.), cited, 14, 163, 166, 168, 231, 234.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • Contents ix
  • Chapter I - John Quincy Adams and the National Republican Party 1
  • Chapter II - The Campaign of 1832 29
  • Chapter III - The Crisis of 1833 71
  • Chapter IV - Party Strategy and New Leadership 118
  • Chapter V - Expediency Versus Consistency 171
  • Conclusions 221
  • Bibliography 228
  • Index 239
  • Appendix 259
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