Locofocos, Van Buren Democrats and Progress

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An investigation of the origins and history of the Locofoco party, with particular emphasis upon the divergent theories which made up its heterogeneous ideology, is the first object of this study. A comparison can be made between this ideology and the national administration by studying the developments that took place in 1837 and by evaluating the reasons for the ultimate defeat of the Van Buren Democrats three years later.

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Levisay, David Allen August 1970.

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An investigation of the origins and history of the Locofoco party, with particular emphasis upon the divergent theories which made up its heterogeneous ideology, is the first object of this study. A comparison can be made between this ideology and the national administration by studying the developments that took place in 1837 and by evaluating the reasons for the ultimate defeat of the Van Buren Democrats three years later.

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Levisay, David Allen. Locofocos, Van Buren Democrats and Progress, thesis, August 1970; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163971/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .