Which of the following was not one of the four main groups that combined in the 1850s to form
the Republican Party?
a group led by moral fervor who demanded the prohibition of slavery
a group that opposed slavery in the western territories, but would not interfere with it where it already existed
a Catholic group that wanted to cleanse the United States of intemperance and immorality and that considered Protestantism part of that immorality
a group that wanted the federal government to promote economic development and the dignity of labor