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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.200 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1856 Pagination: 16 p. ; 24.1 x 15.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Pro-Democrat pamphlet attacking John Fremont. Lists fifteen charges against the Republican party led by Fremont. "Let every lover of his country remember that during the present Congress...the Republican (Fremont) party have voted to violate the most solemn treaties of the United States..." Includes official records to support the charges, namely a report on the territory of Kansas by Stephen Douglas. No date listed, but dated as 1856 from David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC. Lacks separate titlepage as issued. Previously had a sewn binding as there are holes on the left side for needle and thread.

Background Information: Fremont was the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States, and the first Presidential candidate of a major party to run on ...a platform in opposition to slavery, despite being a native of Georgia. He championed the expansionist movement, a political cause that became known as "Manifest Destiny." See More

People: Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Democratic PartyRepublican PartyPresidentElectionPoliticsGovernment and CivicsCongressTreatyBleeding KansasAbolitionSlaveryAfrican American HistoryWestward Expansion

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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