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The Republican Party holds its first national meeting

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1854, detail
02/22/1856
The Republican Party held its first national meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Its purpose was to plan for a national nominating convention for the upcoming election. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 546 .

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