The Whig Party in the South

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INDEX.
Abercrombie, James, advocates a national Union convention, 240 n.; repudiates the nomination of Scott, 260; reelected to Congress, 278 n.
Adams, J. Q., presidential candidate, 10; relations with Calhoun. 32; on right of petition, 108; Memoirs, 346.
Agrarianism, feared by planters, 72; Democratic party and, 59- 60, 72.
Alabama, legislature on national bank, 28; legislature nominates White, 42; party politics in, 44, 48-49, 50, 72, 76-78; Whigs nominate Clay, 56; bank issue in, 76- 77; Whig policies, 77, 78; northerners in, 84, 86; elections, 116, 273, 274, 278; sentiment on Nashville convention, 159, 171; Whigs on Taylor's plan. 176; secession movement of 1850-1851, 183, 188- 190, 193, 194, 200-202; party reorganization in, 190, 213, 214, 241-242, 275; Whigs on the nomination of Scott, 261-262, 263; American party in, 315; Democratic control in, 334; secession, 340; bibliography, 350, 356, 358, 363.
Alabama letters, Clay's, 112.
Alcorn, James L., Whig leader, 82.
AlexandriaGazette, on the insurgent southern Whigs, 154; on the doctrine of secession, 198; on the Kansas-Nebraska bill, 299, 301 n.
Allison letter, second, Taylor's platform, 130 and note.
Alston, William J., Alabama Whig leader, 82.
American party, successor to the Whig party, 308, 309, 305; the basis for nativist movement in the South, 309-313; causes for a revival of nativism, 313-314; spread of American party, 315- 316; its "soundness" on the slavery question, 316, 317; in elections of 1855, 317-318; its claim to nationalism, 318-319; National Councils, 315, 316, 319, 322; alignment in South, 320- 321; sectionalism in, 321; campaign of 1856, 322-326; decline of, 328, 329; bibliography, 355- 357, 365.
American system, advocates of, in the South, 2-4; opposition in the South, 4, 7.
Anti-slavery question, 104-109, 205. See also Slavery, Sectionalism.
Archer, William S., dislike of Van Buren, 13 n.; opposes Jackson's proclamation, 20; Whig leader, 80; on Texan annexation, 118; on territorial expansion, 120; advocate of Taylor's nomination, 127 n.; relations with Scott, 248, 252; letters, 345.
Arkansas, Whigs on the compromise measures of 1850, 193; secession, 340-341.
Ashe, John B., on Texan annexation, 117.
Asheville ( N. C.) News, repudiates the nomination of Scott, 263.

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