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Title: Constitución, acuerdos y resolución expedidos por la convención nacional del Partido Conservador de Colombia
Creator: Insígnares, Francisco
Publication Info: Bogotá : Nicolás Pontón, 1879.
Physical Details: 18 p. ; 24 x 15 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Slightly foxed wrappers, interior pages fair to good, though all is dis-bound.

Summary: Francisco Insígnares, the President of the Conservative Party Convention, presents here the party’s constitution resulting from the convention of 1879.
Historical Notes: The Colombian Conservative Party was founded in 1849 with a statement of principles written by Mariano Ospina Rodríguez and José Eusebio Caro. The Conservative party tended to be closely tied to the Catholic Church, and supported a centralized government and the maintenance of a strong political and economic elite. In the 19th century it divided into two factions: the Nationalistic (radical conservative faction) and the Historical (a moderate group). Davis, Robert 1993 Conservative Party. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 162. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The constitution of the Colombian Conservative Party. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Partido Conservador (Colombia)
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1863-1885
Added Entries: Partido Conservador (Colombia). Convención (1879)

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01249
Record Number: 234
Islandora ID: islandora:1150