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The Resource The Antimasonic Party in the United States, 1826-1843, William Preston Vaughn

The Antimasonic Party in the United States, 1826-1843, William Preston Vaughn

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The Antimasonic Party in the United States, 1826-1843
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The Antimasonic Party in the United States, 1826-1843
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William Preston Vaughn
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eng
Summary
Here, for the first time in more than eighty years, is a detailed study of political Antimasonry on the national, state, and local levels, based on a survey of existing sources. The Antimasonic party, whose avowed goal was the destruction of the Masonic Lodge and other secret societies, was the first influential third party in the United States and introduced the device of the national presidential nominating convention in 1831. Vaughn focuses on the celebrated ""Morgan Affair"" of 1826, the alleged murder of a former Mason who exposed the fraternity's secrets. Thurlow Weed quickly transformed the crusading spirit aroused by this incident into an anti-Jackson party in New York. From New York, the party soon spread through the Northeast. To achieve success, the Antimasons in most states had to form
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • bibliography
The Antimasonic Party in the United States, 1826-1843, William Preston Vaughn
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The Antimasonic Party in the United States, 1826-1843, William Preston Vaughn
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130j7wd
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. The Morgan Affair and Its Consequences; 2. The Origins of Antimasonry; 3. Beginnings in New York, 1827-1829; 4. New York, 1830-1835; 5. Wirt's Presidential Candidacy of 1832; 6. Vermont, 1829-1836; 7. The ""Union"" Ticket of 1832; 8. Pennsylvania, 1834-1843; 9. Massachusetts, 1828-1836; 10. Coalition Politics in Rhode Island; 11. Coalitions on the Periphery; 12. The Elections of 1836 and 1840; 13. The Blessed Spirit; Notes; Bibliographic Note; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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