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The Election of 1836 in North Carolina

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This article looks at the 1836 Election and the Whig's Party plan to run three separate candidates in different regions of the country--Hugh Lawson White in the South, Daniel Webster in parts of New England, and William Henry Harrison in the remainder of the East and Northwest--against Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren. The details of the campaigns, the candidates, the state politics and the election itself are provided here.