Free Soil

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Isaac N. Arnold - Migration West
... slavery, Arnold was a delegate to the national Free Soil Convention in 1848 ... He left the Democrats to become an organizer of the Free Soil Party in Illinois ... Arnold served one term in the state house from 1855-56 under the Free Soil banner ...
History Of The United States Republican Party - Ideological Beginnings
... Party System It began as a coalition of anti-slavery "Conscience Whigs" and Free Soil Democrats opposed to the Kansas-Nebraska Act, submitted to Congress by Stephen Douglas in January 1854 ... This change was viewed by Free-Soil and Abolitionist Northerners as an aggressive, expansionist maneuver by the slave-owning South ... It envisioned modernizing the United States — emphasizing giving free western land to farmers ("free soil") as opposed to letting slave owners buy up the best lands, expanded ...
Origins Of The American Civil War - Abolitionism - "Free Soil" Movement
... See also Free Soil Party The assumptions, tastes, and cultural aims of the reformers of the 1830s and 1840s anticipated the political and ... for white workers and farmers because of the growing number of free blacks prompted several northern states to adopt discriminatory "Black Codes" ... In the Northwest, although farm tenancy was increasing, the number of free farmers was still double that of farm laborers and tenants ...
Free Soil, Michigan - Dining and Night Life
... The Heidi Hof Tavern (located at the corner of Stephens and Free Soil roads) and the Sauble River Inn (located on U.S. 31 just north of Free Soil Road) are popular restaurants in the Free Soil area ...
Free Soil Party
... The Free Soil Party was a short-lived political party in the United States active in the 1848 and 1852 presidential elections, and in some state elections ... into the western territories, arguing that free men on free soil comprised a morally and economically superior system to slavery ...

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