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Whig convention (1852), 92;
death of, 93.
lor, 82; helps prolong Whig or-
ports Pres. Johnson, 303.
ginnings of, 31; on verge of
81; nominate Gen.
pen picture of war, 247.
ery movement, 44, 56; criticises
party, 81; elected Senator, 115;
clauses in 14th amendment, 302.
the American People,” criti-
John Brown's raid in South,
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