From that time until his death he organized and led the anti-disunion party of the state, Francis Preston Blair, jun., succeeding him as leader.
It was saved by the imbecility and disunion of the hostile powers.
The convention adjourned to Baltimore, where the Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland delegations left it, and where Douglas was nominated for the presidency by the Northern Democrats; he campaigned vigorously but hopelessly, boldly attacking disunion, and in the election, though he received a popular vote of 1,376,957, he received an electoral vote of only 12 - Lincoln receiving 180.
Second period of the union, disunion and reunion of Castile and Leon from Fernando I.
On the 3rd of June 1850 a convention, known as the Southern or Nashville Convention, whose action was generally considered a threat of disunion, met here to consider the questions at issue between the North and the South.