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Making an antislavery nation : Lincoln, Douglas, and the battle over freedom

Peck, Graham A., 1969- author Save to your list

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  • Creator Graham A. Peck
  • Format Books
  • Publication Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2017]
  • Physical Details
    • 264 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780252041365, 0252041364
  • OCLC ocn982185033

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Prelude: an inheritance of slavery -- The nation's conflict over slavery in miniature: Illinois, 1818-1824 -- Democrats, Whigs, and party conflict, 1825-1842 -- Manifest Destiny, slavery, and the rupture of the Democratic Party, 1843-1847 -- Advocates for an antislavery nation, 1837-1848 -- Stephen A. Douglas and the northern democratic origins of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1849-1854 -- The collapse of the Douglas democracy, 1854-1860 -- Abraham Lincoln and the triumph of an antislavery nationalism, 1854-1860 -- Conclusion: the northern Democrats' dilemma over slavery

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