Free Soil Party

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a former political party in the United States

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When thwarted, some of them joined Liberty Party members to form the Free Soil Party.
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This pattern of viewing national issues through the lens of an intensely local outlook only intensified when Liberty's successor, the Free Soil Party, confronted the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.
Lause helpfully traces the relationship of the National Reformers to, variously, the Democratic party, the Free Soil Party, and the Republican party (the founder of which, Alvan E.
California statehood, the 1850 compromise, and the Kansas Act intensified these debates, which culminated in creation of a sectional free soil party in 1856 (p.
In 1852, he was elected as a member of the Free Soil party to the U.
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