Free Soil Party

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Free Soil Party

Abolitionist political party before Civil War. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 3]
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With fertiliser prices so high, these free soil tests for pH, phosphate, potash and magnesium can only be beneficial to all.
When thwarted, some of them joined Liberty Party members to form the Free Soil Party.
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 argues that National Reform as an independent movement died out in 1848-1849, when its platform was co-opted by the Free Soil party.
Not only did they introduce lime to the unusable sulphate free soil thus transforming it into a suitable working platform, they added otter pools and an otter holt to the site to encourage wildlife.
Several of Lincoln's free soil speeches, as well as his aborted 1849 attempt to introduce a bill providing for compensated emancipation, are included.
When he returned to New York, he became the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Freeman, the nation's foremost voice of the Free Soil movement, whose motto was, "Free soil, free labor, free men
As "Border Ruffians" poured into Kansas from Missouri, many "Free Soil" men went to defend their beliefs and homes, leaving free soil women at home alone.
When upon free soil, bow to the four directions to pay the wind
220-224); and following French law, the state was generally more predisposed to freedom for slaves who had touched free soil (pp.
The Free Soil Party nominated Martin Van Buren of New York for the presidency and Charles Francis Adams of Massachusetts for the vice presidency.

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