United States. Congress. A short statement of the causes which led to the war with Mexico...
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Title continues "showing the inconsistent course of the Whig party on the subject." Record from Congress detailing contradictory Whig votes in the 29th and 30th Congresses, first supporting the Mexican War and then declaring that it was "unnecessarily and unconstitutionally begun by the President of the United States." Abraham Lincoln's name appears in the voting lists.
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