National Republican Party: Forerunner of Whig Party (1825-1833)
Whig Party: Opposition to Jacksonianism (1833-34-1856)
Whig Party Members: Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, Winfield Scott
Free Soil Party: opposed the expansion of slavery into new US territories (1848-1852) Free Soil Party leaders Salmon P. Chase of Ohio and John Parker Hale of New Hampshire.
Know Nothing Party: formed to oppose immigration and naturalization of German and Irish Catholic immigrants to the United States (c. 1854-1856) John T. Towers, the Know Nothing Party candidate, won the Washington, D.C. mayoralty in 1854.