Conscience Whigs in the United States were people who were heavily influenced by the abolitionism crusade and condemned slavery on moral grounds. They were one of the different groups that joined the Free Soil party. The free soil party was formed by northern antislaveryites who supported the wilmot proviso. They included northern industrialists, democrats, northerners, and conscience whigs who were dovoted to abolitionism. This article is about the abolition of slavery. ... The Buxton Memorial Fountain, celebrating the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in 1834, London. ... The Free Soil Party was a short-lived political party in the United States organized in 1848 that petered out by about 1852. ...
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