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  1. Zachary Taylor(:
    The whig candidate who had NO political background and owned slaves in Louisiana.
  2. Free Soil Party(:
    • Candidate:Martin Van Buren
    • planned to throw the election into the House of Representatives by not diluting the votes and not allowing a popular majority
    • slogan; “Free soil, free speech, free labor, free men”
    • didn’t want slavery in new territories because it would cause competition with white laborers
  3. Lewis Cass(:
    • Democratic candidate.
    • Michigan Senator.
    • did not take a stand on slavery issue.
    • supported the doctrine of popular sovereignty which stated that the people of the territories, not Congress, should decide the issue of slavery.

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Civil War
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