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Constitutional Union Party

THE CONSTITUTIONAL UNION Party was one of several short-lived parties that materialized in the politically turbulent years preceding the American Civil War. Founded in December 1859, by Kentucky's John J. Crittenden and other conservative, pro-compromise legislators in the ...

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