The Republicans' initial base was in the Northeast and the upper Midwest. With the realignment of parties and voters in the Third Party System, the strong run of John C. Fremont in the 1856 Presidential election demonstrated it dominated most northern states. Early Republican ideology was reflected in the 1856 slogan free labor, free land, free men." Free labor " referred to the Republican opposition to slave labor and belief in independent artisans and businessmen. The Party had the goal of containing the expansion of slavery, which would cause the collapse of the Slave Power and the expansion of freedom. Lincoln, representing the fast-growing western states, won the Republican nomination in 1860 and subsequently won the presidency. The party took on the mission of saving the Union and destroying slavery during the American Civil War and over Reconstruction. In the election of 1864, it united with pro-war Democrats to nominate Lincoln on the National Union Party ticket. Ustrated with engravings party history, essays, and position papers by various leading Republican politicians of the day including future President William McKinley , Senators William Chandler, Joseph Hawley, John Ingalls, and representatives Benj. Butterworth and Henry Cabot Lodge (future senator and great friend of Theodore Roosevelt). Published in 1888, this book is in GOOD+ CONDITION! For its age and especially to be 132 YEARS OLD!!! And tightly bound with NO TEARS!!! It measures 6" x 9 1/2" and contains 427 pages. If you are interested in the history and the political foundation of the Republican party, GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!! We are an established company with over 19 years of experience, providing you with a massive inventory for all your literary needs. Our goal is to give you the personal customer service YOU deserve!
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