The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party

Mr. Holt talked about his book The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War, published… read more

Mr. Holt talked about his book The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War, published by Oxford University Press. The book examines how local and state caucuses, federal patronage, and special interests created competing factions in the party even before sectionalism fractured cooperation between the Northern and Southern wings of the party in 1854. Following his remarks he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
150474-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 06, 1999 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 09, 2006 | 7:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 06, 1999 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 1999 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2000 | 3:24pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2000 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2005 | 4:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2005 | 4:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 17, 2005 | 4:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2006 | 10:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2006 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2006 | 7:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2006 | 10:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2006 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2006 | 7:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2006 | 10:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2006 | 2:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2006 | 7:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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