The Kentucky Democratic Party Convention endorses Dred Scott decision, purchase of Cuba, and other Administration policies

At its annual convention, the Kentucky Democratic Party, with the supporters of Vice-President John C. Breckinridge in the ascendancy, passed their platform. The document endorsed the Dred Scott Decision, advocated the purchase of Cuba, and generally supported the policies of the Buchanan Administration on Kansas and other matters. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
"Kentucky State Convention," New York Times, January 11, 1859, p. 1.
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Campaigns/Elections
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