1. Because the slave system can be effectunlly reaclied by politica! power, 2. Because no other party will Ã¼ndertalte Us overthrow. 3. Because votingr for pro-sjavery parlies is futul to slavcry integrity, and consquently to the nnti-slavery cause. 4. Because the people wil! - and ought to go to the ballot box, and the nature of our government has taught them to go in bodie?,or parties; henee it is certain unleÃ³s a ncw party ie formed, they will jrenenilly go with the okl, and there sacrifice tlieir anti-slavery charactrr and the rights of the slave togelher. 5. Because the existmg prominent parties cannot be supportcd without moral wrong.