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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How to use Free Soil party in a sentence
The North had never been abolitionist in temper or political belief, as the vote of the Free Soil party demonstrates.Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 | Charles A. Beard
More than anything else, it determined his selection by the Free-Soil party shortly afterwards as their candidate.
Besides, I am closely identified, as you also are, with the well-known principles of the Free-Soil party.
The Commonwealth announced at once the determination of the Free-Soil party as follows.
The scales of the old grudge dropped from Garrison's eyes directly the Free-Soil party loomed upon the political horizon.William Lloyd Garrison | Archibald H. Grimke
British Dictionary definitions for Free Soil Party
a former US political party opposing slavery from 1848 until 1854 when it merged with the Republican party
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