In the statement the delegates list the main points of the Alabama Platform, which had been rejected by the convention, and then formally withdraw from the gathering: "The points of difference between the Northern and Southern Democracy are: 1st....
Yancey discusses his withdrawal from the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore; the main points of the Wilmot Proviso, which sought to prevent the introduction of slavery into any territory acquired from Mexico; and the "permanent evil" to be...
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