Lincoln, the rise of the Republicans, and the coming of the Civil War : a reference guide

Walters, Kerry S

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  • Creator Kerry Walters
  • Format Books
  • Publication Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxviii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781610692045, 1610692047, 9781610692052
  • OCLC ocn829738625

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-274) and index.

Contents

  • Chronology of events -- "The sheet anchor of American republicanism": Lincoln in Peoria -- Slave power, free soil, and Mr. Polk's war -- A false peace: the compromise of 1850 -- The making of a perfect storm: the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act -- The republicans field a presidential candidate -- Lincoln vs. Douglas -- From wigwan to White House -- Storm's eve: "think calmly and well" -- Personalities in the antebellum slavery debate -- Primary documents in the antebellum slavery debate
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