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Hoping to head off the movement toward Taylor, Clay declared that he wanted to be president, surprising few with the fact but many with the act: presidential candidates were supposed to remain silent and let the nomination come to them. When Clay reversed that tradition, he reminded Whigs that his long, controversial career could haunt them in the general election. ” He also made clear his belief in the Whig concept of the presidency: he would execute the decisions Congress made, rather than trying to inﬂuence legislation himself.
Polk’s stand on two other great issues of the day, internal improvements and tariffs, also troubled northerners, even when he followed Democratic orthodoxy. When Polk vetoed a bill to improve rivers and harbors, they could understand the Jacksonian ideology behind his decision, but they knew the measure would have helped the North, especially such states as Illinois and Michigan. Polk and his treasury secretary, Mississippian Robert Walker, engineered a tariff reduction that upset northerners who saw the measure as another means of mollifying the South.
Senator John Dix of New York, not noted for antislavery radicalism, wrote, “I should not be surprised if the next accounts should show that there is no Mexican invasion of our soil,” and groused that the war “was begun in fraud . . ”10 GOING TO WAR—POLITICALLY Democratic divisions were greater than even the comments by Dix and Blair suggested. When Polk’s support for annexation and southern antecedents carried him to the nomination in 1844, it was at Martin Van Buren’s expense. Van Buren did all he could to appease southern Democrats for much of his career, but drew the line at Texas.
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