Free Soil party


noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for Free Soil party

Free Soil Party

noun

a former US political party opposing slavery from 1848 until 1854 when it merged with the Republican party
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