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Lecture-25-Republica - Republican Party and Political Antislavery Lecture Outline 1 Impact of Kansas Nebraska Act on Politics 2 Know-Nothing Party

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Republican Party and Political Antislavery Lecture Outline 1. Impact of Kansas Nebraska Act on Politics 2. Know-Nothing Party 3. Rise of Republican Party a) Ideology: Political Anti-Slavery b) “Free Soil, Free Men, Free Labor” 4. Republican Critique of the South a) Stagnation b) Disrespect for Labor c) Planter Dominance 5. Republicans and the West 6. Republicans and Race 7. Objectives and Tactics
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Impact of the Kansas Nebraska Act on Politics 1. General Impact on Political Life Railroad Building Slavery Extension Antislavery Sentiment Middle Ground Becomes Battle Ground 2. Impact on Democratic Party Free State Democrats and the Elections of 1854 and 1855 Southern Wing Ascendant Weakening a Powerful Voice of Nationalism 3. Impact on Whigs: Destruction Southern Whigs
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The Rise and Fall of the Know-Nothing Party 1. Reaction to Irish Immigration 2. Areas of Strength: Port Cities 3. Targets: Roman Catholics 4. Birth of the Party: “The Order of the Star Spangled Banner” (1854) 5. Party Platform and Operations 6. Sectionalism and the Know- Nothing Party
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lecture-25-Republica - Republican Party and Political Antislavery Lecture Outline 1 Impact of Kansas Nebraska Act on Politics 2 Know-Nothing Party

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