Cotton Whig

noun

Definition of Cotton Whig

: member of the northern Whig party about 1850 especially in Massachusetts who favored a conciliatory policy toward the South

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“Cotton Whig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cotton%20Whig. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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