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W.W. Avery in the Democratic National Convention of 1860

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Stephen A. Douglas called for popular sovereignty as a doctrine for settlement of territorial slave issues in the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska bill. In an order to shape the North Carolina opinion, William Waightstill Avery, the delegate from Burke County, served as chairman of the platform committee at the Democratic Convention of 1860.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 31 Issue 4, Oct 1954, p463-478, por, f