Review Chapter 10, Section 3 for Quiz
Chapter 10, S3 Notes III. The Birth of the Republican Party A. Whig Party splits over slavery issues. B. Election of 1852- Franklin Pierce (D) won C. American Party and Nativism *Know- Nothing Party D. Anti- slavery parties form 1. Free- Soil Party 2. the New Republican Party * Horace Greeley E. Election of 1856- James Buchanan (D) won
Review Questions • Explain the platform for the following political parties during the mid- 1800’s. • Northern Whigs • Southern Whigs • Know- Nothing Party • Free- Soil Party • Republican Party • Who was the main competition for the Republican Party? • Who was the winner of the 1856 presidential election? • What did the 1856 election indicate about the Democrats? • What did it indicate about the Republicans?
Writing • Think about the Democratic and Republican parties of today. Write what you know on each political party. Do you favor one over the other? Explain.
Character Development • What is a phoney? How does dishonesty turn people into phonies? What does it mean when you say that a person is "real" or "authentic"? What does being "real" have to do with honesty?