Sentence Examples

  • In1853-1857he was a Whig representative in Congress.
  • At first a Whig, he joined the Republican party at its formation, and was a Republican representative in Congress from 1859 to 1863.
  • His brother, Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792), was a prominent merchant and a Whig political leader in New York.
  • It is said that the terms Whig and Tory were first applied to English political parties in consequence of this dispute.
  • In 1834 he received the Whig nomination for governor, but was defeated by William L.