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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 31 31 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 9 9 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 6 6 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 4 4 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 3 3 Browse Search
William Alexander Linn, Horace Greeley Founder and Editor of The New York Tribune 3 3 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 3 3 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 2 2 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 2 2 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 2 2 Browse Search
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James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 5: at Westhaven, Vermont. (search)
his one a test of party orthodoxy and fealty. This was resisted, we think most justly and democratically, by three-fourths of the people, including a large majority of those of this State. But among the prime movers of the caucus wires was Martin Van Buren of this State, and here it was gravely proclaimed and insisted that Democracy required a blind support of Crawford in preference to Adams, Jackson, or Clay, all of the Democratic party, who were competitors for the station. A Legislature waut the friends of the rival candidates at length began to bestir themselves and demand that the New York Electors should be chosen by a direct vote of the people, and not by a forestalled Legislature. This demand was vehemently resisted by Martin Van Buren and those who followed his lead, including the leading Democratic politicians and editors of the State, the Albany Argus, Noah's Enquirer, or National advocate, &c. &c. The feeling in favor of an Election by the people became so strong and
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, chapter 14 (search)
olt of the people of the United States against the wire-pulling principle, supposed to be incarnate in the person of Martin Van Buren. Other elements entered into the delirium of those mad months. The country was only recovering, and that slowly, fnd fury of the struggle arose from the fact, that General Harrison, a man who had done something, was pitted against Martin Van Buren, a man who had pulled wires. The hero of Tippecanoe and the farmer of North Bend, against the wily diplomatist who ld Tip! turn out, turn out! Make way for old Tip, turn out! 'Tis the people's decree, Their choice he shall be, So, Martin Van Buren, turn out, turn out, So, Martin Van Buren, turn out! But of all the songs ever sung, the most absurd and the mosMartin Van Buren, turn out! But of all the songs ever sung, the most absurd and the most telling, was that which began thus: What has caused this great commotion-motion-motion Our country through? It is the ball a-rolling on For Tippecanoe and Tyler too, For Tippecanoe and Tyler too; And with them we'll beat little Van; Van, Van,