SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Election of 1844

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In the election of 1844, Democrat James Knox Polk defeated Whig Henry Clay, with a huge assist coming to Polk from a third party. This party, which ran James G. Birney as their candidate, was the:

A

Free Soil Party.

B

American Party.

C

Populist Party.

D

Republican Party.

E

Liberty Party.