The decline of the Whig party in Virginia
Barns, Alice Elizabeth, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Holt, Michael, Department of History, University of Virginia
This essay is a study of the decline of the Whig party in Virginia. It seeks to determine if a realignment in popular voting behavior occurred during the 1850s and if the second American party system failed to redress the grievances of Virginians.
MA (Master of Arts)
Whig Party (Va.), Politics and government, 1775-1865, Virginia
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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