Sentence Examples

  • The Whigs never won a national or state election, and often their vote was only about one-half that of the Democrats..
  • During the war the settlers in Western Virginia were generally active Whigs and many served in the Continental army.
  • The Livingston family then led the Dissenters, who later became Whigs, and the De Lancey family represented the Anglican Tory interests.
  • Another brother, Philip Livingston (1716-1778), was also prominent as a leader of the New York Whigs or Patriots.
  • When the Whigs secured a momentary control of the state legislature in 1849 they sent Seward to the United States Senate.

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