Free Soil party


Free Soil party
a former U.S. political party (1848-56) that opposed the extension of slavery in the Territories not yet admitted to statehood.

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  • Free-Soil Party —   [ friː sɔɪl pɑːtɪ], 1848 in den USA gegründete »dritte Partei«, die eine Ausdehnung der Sklaverei in die im Mexikanischen Krieg erworbenen Westgebiete zu verhindern suchte. Bei den Wahlen von 1848 mit M. Van Buren als Präsidentschaftskandidaten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Free Soil Party — Template:Infobox Historical American Political Party party name= Free Soil Party party party articletitle= Free Soil Party active= 1848 1854 ideology= anti slavery expansion position= N/A international= None preceded by= Liberty Party Whig Party… …   Wikipedia

  • Free-Soil Party — Minor but influential 19th century U.S. political party that opposed the extension of slavery into the western territories. In 1846 proponents of the Wilmot Proviso and other antislavery factions formed a party; in 1848 it nominated former… …   Universalium

  • Free Soil Party — Plakat der Free Soil Party, mit Martin Van Buren und Charles Francis Adams von 1848 Die Free Soil Party (bekannt auch unter den Namen Freibodenmänner; Nationalreformer; Landreformer; Freesoilers) war eine politische Fraktion der Demokratischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Free Soil Party — Parti du sol libre Le Parti du sol libre (Free Soil Party) est un parti politique des États Unis qui connut une courte existence, actif lors des élections présidentielles de 1848 et 1852, et dans quelques élections d États. Alors troisième parti… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Free Soil Party — noun a former political party in the United States; formed in 1848 to oppose the extension of slavery into the territories; merged with the Liberty Party in 1848 • Hypernyms: ↑party, ↑political party * * * a former U.S. political party (1848 56)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Free Soil Party — Free′ Soil′ Par ty n. amh. a former political party (1845–54) that opposed the extension of slavery into U.S. territories …   From formal English to slang

  • Free-Soil — ☆ Free Soil [frē′soil΄ ] adj. [also f s ] opposed to the extension of slavery; specif., designating or of a former (1848 54) political party (Free Soil Party) that opposed the spread of slavery into the Territories Free Soiler n …   English World dictionary

  • Free-Soil — Free′ Soil′ adj. (sometimes l.c.) 1) amh. opposing the extension of slavery into U.S. territories before the Civil War 2) amh. pertaining to or characteristic of the Free Soil Party • Etymology: 1840–50, amer. Free′ Soil′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Free Soil|er — «FREE SOY luhr», a member of the Free Soil Party …   Useful english dictionary


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