political parties in 1850s

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Running Head: POLITICAL PARTIES1Political PartiesNameInstitutional AffiliationPOLITICAL PARTIES IN 1850S2The politics of slavery started during the time of great economic growth in theUnited States of America. Railway lines, steamboats canals and telegraph helped to joinAmerica into a single business market. During 1850s, there was split within thedemocratic Republican Party, led by Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay respectively,Jackson with his followers formed the Democratic Party while Henry formed Whig party.Democratic mainly supported the policies of the Whig parties such as industrializationand railways thus draining the Whigs support. Due to expansion of Slavery in westernterritories, it led to splitting of Whigs in 1850s. Voter during this period were identifiedas with one party or other. Nomination conventions for the first time were held, wherebyparties used parades to rally voters. A second party system broke in 1850s due to theissue of slavery.The Whig party also broke in early decade. Due to the break down, most of itsmembers joined the Democratic Party also known as Know-Nothing party. Some of thenorthern Democratic also joined the new Republican

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