Syracuse has been the meeting-place of some historically important political conventions; that of 1847, in which occurred the split between the " Barnburner " and " Hunker " factions of the Democratic party, began the Free Soil movement in the state.
Then she and a team of employees hunker down behind closed doors and begin the naming process.
The split broke up the rule of the "regency," Marcy accepting the " Hunker " support and a seat in Polk's cabinet, while Wright, Butler and Van Buren joined the " Barnburners," a step preliminary to Van Buren's acceptance of the " Free Soil " nomination for president in the campaign of 1848.
But even if you feel this way, recognize that your ability to hunker down and persevere is what will see you through the crisis.
so hunker down and try to fend off any nasties until you recover.
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