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  2. John Jordan Crittenden | eHISTORY

    John Jordan Crittenden Statesman Tried to stave off war by extending the Missouri Compromise with the failed Crittenden Compromise. Had a son that became a Union General and another that became a Confederate General. For John J. Crittenden, the integrity of the Union came before all else.

  3. Notable Visitors: John J. Crittenden (1787-1863) - Mr ...

    After Lincoln won the presidential election that November, Senator Crittenden saw a new role as the champion of congressional legislation to avoid secession. On December 18, 1860, Crittenden introduced his bill. The House and Senate both appointed committees to search for an agreeable compromise.

  4. Crittenden Compromise - Wikipedia

    It was introduced by United States Senator John J. Crittenden ( Constitutional Unionist of Kentucky) on December 18, 1860. It aimed to resolve the secession crisis of 1860–1861 that eventually led to the American Civil War by addressing the fears and grievances of Southern pro-slavery factions, and by quashing anti-slavery activities.

  5. Crittenden Resolution | Teaching American History

    Crittenden Resolution Domestic Policy by John J. Crittenden 1861 Cite Recent Article Summer 2023 Professional Development Opportunities By TAH Staff Join Us for Meaningful Professional Development Documents in Detail: "Against American Imperialism" One-day January 18, 2023 Online Free Study Questions No study questions

  6. The Crittenden Brothers and the American Civil War in Kentucky

    John J. Crittenden (1787–1863) was born in Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky, into a notable early American family. His father, Revolutionary War veteran John Jordan Crittenden (1754–1806) had been a Major in the Continental Army as well as a member of the House of Burgesses (1790–1805).

  7. John J. Crittenden papers, 1786-1932 - Archives & Manuscripts ...

    John J. Crittenden (1787-1863) was a Kentucky lawyer and statesman from Frankfort (Franklin Co). During his career he served as a Kentucky legislator, as Kentucky governor, as a member of both houses of the U.S. Congress, and as a Cabinet officer.

  8. John J. Crittenden | Completely Kentucky Wiki | Fandom

    John Jordan Crittenden ( September 10, 1787 – July 26, 1863) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He represented the state in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and twice served as United States Attorney General in the administrations of William Henry Harrison, John Tyler and Millard Fillmore.

  9. Family tree of John Jordan CRITTENDEN - Geneastar

    Crittenden John Jordan 1854 - 1876 View full family tree Source : tdowling More information He was a son of American Civil War general Thomas Leonidas Crittenden and his wife, Catherine Todd.

  10. Maj. John Jordan Crittenden (Critttenden) (1756 - 1806 ...

    DAR Ancestor # A027877. John Jordan Crittenden (1754 – May 1806) was a Major in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1790 to 1805. He was the scion of a powerful family of politicians and military officers who played key roles in the politics of several southern states ...

  11. John J. Crittenden: The Struggle for the Union -

    The fact is, there is a great and dramatic story in Crittenden's nearly successful attempt to save the Union, and Kirwan writes it with the skill of a master playwright. This is an impeccably researched book, but far more than that, it is a powerful story about a one of America's greatest heroes, now almost forgotten by the ages.

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