Search Results

Keywords: Political Party

Site Pages

These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Bands and…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866

… with the hope of forming a new political party to help President Andrew Johnson, who was heavily criticized for his policies.

Site Page

Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood

… much of the debate over separation fell along party lines, with Republicans (Jeffersonians) supporting an independent Maine and the minority…

Site Page

Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… however, had little impact on the closed-door politics in Washington in 1820. Despite an initial pushback by leading abolitionists and organizers…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - James Dunning, Bangor, ca. 1867

… Democrat who became active in the Republican Party, as "always to be seen on public occasions." He described a number of Democrat "rascals" and…

Site Page

Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

… increased and altered over the next century, its political position, as well as its people increasingly homogenized with the parent colony, as…

Site Page

Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

… prominent figure in 19th century Maine separation politics and would continue to play a major role in early statehood as Mane's first governor.

Site Page

Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

Depicting an independent and politically distinct Maine, it places Maine's borders along the Magaguadavic River to the east (and a non-existent range…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 1 of 2

… story about a list of resolutions by a political party, then wrote, "Being that this is my own Book I take the libberty to pass a resolve on my own…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 30-47

… -- often quite strident -- of Democratic politics in Maine and nationally, generally portraying Democrats as scoundrels politically and otherwise…

Site Page

Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

… the first apparent time, the vote was split along party lines, with the Democratic-Republicans generally supporting separation and Federalists…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 84-107

He leaves politics temporarily with clipping a clipping of an account he wrote in 1876 about Bangor's failure to properly deal with streets and…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 00-29

… this section and this journal, however, relate to politics. Items mentioned include: Horse racing Dr.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

Sanger in an apothecary and tavern, learning to dance, learning accounting, farming, and politics. Some of the people and events mentioned are: Allen…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

… concluded in the early 1870s, he continues the political discussions that comprise much of his Scrap & Sketch Book, written from 1864-1866.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Steamer "Bangor," 1847

The beleaguered party, tired and hungry, arrived back in Bangor at 4:15 p.m. the next day. View additional information about this item on the Maine…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Dr. George W. Ladd, Bangor, ca. 1866

He also was a Democrat and Greenback Party member of Congress from 1879-1883. Here he appears as drawn by John Martin, a Bangor accountant and…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 3, pages 38-56

… and original narrative, Martin moves from the political to the personal, and topics in between. He offers and illustration and a quite interesting…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 48-64

… pages 48-64 Martin continues his discussion of politics, beginning with a visit by steamer from Bangor to Hampden by a "whole load of wide awakes"…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 452-534

Patten; and local politics, including his failed bid to become city clerk. Martin noted that "the evil one" followed him as he constantly felt…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 65-83

… children -- especially his sons -- understand the politics about which Martin is so consumed. He begins this section with printed accounts of…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin, Bangor, ca. 1868

… in much that surrounded him: architecture, politics, gardening and farming, business, boats, horses, trolleys, churches, and, especially dancing…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Fashions in Bangor, 1866

… a discussion of the fashion and comments on how politics, social life, and fashion had changed by the end of the Civil War.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Design for rustic fence, gate, Bangor, 1867

… gardening and landscaping, dancing, his family, politics, education, and numerous other topics. His five volumes contain narrative details and…