Birth of the Republican party. Ch 10 Sect 3 Pg 318. Slavery Divides the Whigs. General Winfield Scott became the Pres. Nominee for the Whig Party. Scott owed this to the Northern Whigs who opposed the Fugitive Slave Act. Southern Whigs backed the Compromise of 1850. Whigs lost the election.
Ch 10 Sect 3
How did the slavery issue affect the Whig party?
What was nativism and how did it affect American politics?
What did the Free-Soil Party believe in?
What issue united people in the Republican Party?
What were the issues and outcome of the Election of 1856?