::1844 Democratic National Convention


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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Citation style |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The 1844 Democratic National Convention was held in Baltimore. At first, the Democrats were split between three candidates: Martin Van Buren, former President of the United States and leader of the dominant Jacksonian faction, James Buchanan, Senator from Pennsylvania, a so-called "moderate", and Lewis Cass, Ambassador to France, retired general and expansionist.

1844 Democratic National Convention sections
Intro  Texas  The Convention  See also  Notes