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AP US Unit 5 Campaign of 1840/Whigs vs. Democrats

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Democrat origin/history?
Came from the Jacksonian Democrats, who came from the Democratic Republicans.
Whig history/origin?
Formed in 1830s in opposition to the Democrats, formed from Democratic Republicans in the Era of Good Feeling.
Democrat party leaders?
Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, James K. Polk, John Tyler.
Whig Party leaders?
Henry Clay, William Henry Harrison, Daniel Webster.
Democrat support sections?
South/West.
Whig support section?
North/frontier.
Democrats American System?
Oppose.
Whigs American System?
Support.
Democrat federal land policy (expansion)?
Support.
Whig federal land policy (expansion)?
Oppose.
Democrat and Whig Indian policy?
Don't like them.
Democrats national bank?
Oppose.
Whigs national bank?
Support.
Democrats paper money?
Oppose. (state banks).
Whigs paper money?
Support.
Democrats slavery?
Support.
Whigs slavery?
Didn't openly discuss because of gag rule; didn't oppose.
Democrats tariff?
Oppose.
Whigs tariff?
Support.
Democrats territorial expansion?
Support
Whigs territorial expansion?
Opposed.