democratic party

  1. jpeter

    Oops, big lump of your posts....

    DISCLAIMER: This thread contains posts from multiple threads, as many as 30! They were accidentally merged together. Sorry! This thread is closed. Feel free to open some new discussions. ---CivilWarTalk--- Native American slavery in North America was extensive over much of the...
  2. Pat Young

    Upside-Down Democrat Speech on Black Voting in South Carolina Dec. 1868

    After the 14th Amendment went into effect the Democratic Party in South Carolina, which had opposed giving any blacks the right to vote, decided to drop its bedrock opposition to black suffrage. In this speech by a Democratic Congressman-elect not only has the old Democratic position been...
  3. Pat Young

    July 4, 1868 Democrat National Convention Opens as Reported by Southern Conservative Paper Recon150

    The Memphis Avalanche covered the Democratic National Convention beginning on July 4, 1868 from the Southern white conservative Democratic point of view. It pays particular attention to Tennessee's Andrew Johnson and Nathan Bedford Forrest: Telegraph Midnight Dispatches. Convention...
  4. Pat Young

    Getting Ready for the 1868 Democratic Convention: Decorating Tammany Hall July 2, 1868

    Tammany Hall showing preparations for the Democratic Convention of 1868 Grant had already been nominated as the Republican candidate for president when the preparations began for the grand Democratic National Convention set to begin on July 4, 1868. Every delegate knew that winning the...
  5. WJC

    Grant, Reconstruction and the KKK

    "At the time of Ulysses S. Grant's election to the presidency, white supremacists were conducting a reign of terror throughout the South. In outright defiance of the Republican-led federal government, Southern Democrats formed organizations that violently intimidated blacks and Republicans who...
  6. WJC

    Was Meade the Victim of Political Intrigue?

    Some historians have suggested that George B. McClellan not only brought about his own dismissal by his self-aggrandizement, insubordination, and over-cautiousness but was 'forced out' because he was seen as a potential Democrat candidate (which he later became). The argument claims that though...
  7. leftyhunter

    Why did the Democratic Party implode in 1860?

    My apologies in advance if their are previous threads on that subject. I can always be directed to past threads. So we know their where two Democratic candidates for president and they both won some states. We know Douglas and many Democrats supported Lincoln and indeed their were Democratic...
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