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The Resource America in 1857 : a nation on the brink, Kenneth M. Stampp

America in 1857 : a nation on the brink, Kenneth M. Stampp

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America in 1857 : a nation on the brink
Title
America in 1857
Title remainder
a nation on the brink
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth M. Stampp
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the most important events of 1857, including the Panic of 1857, the Dred Scott decision, and William Walker's attempt to conquer Nicaragua, and discusses their influence on American history, and especially the Civil War
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353966
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.6/8
Index
index present
LC call number
E436
LC item number
.S78 1990
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1490
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a nation on the brink
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America in 1857 : a nation on the brink, Kenneth M. Stampp
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-376) and index
Contents
A new year and a fresh start -- Politics and the social milieu -- James Buchanan : President-elect -- The President, the Chief Justice, and a slave named Scott -- The heart of the matter : slavery and sectionalism -- Popular sovereignty, Kansas style -- Dog days -- Flush times and an autumn panic -- Northern politics : the parties in euipoise -- Politics as farce : the Leompton Constitution -- Politics as tragedy : Buchanan's decision -- 1858 : the fruits of Lecompton
Control code
215426
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 388 p.
Isbn
9780195074819
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
90031374
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21030400
  • (OCoLC)21030400
Label
America in 1857 : a nation on the brink, Kenneth M. Stampp
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-376) and index
Contents
A new year and a fresh start -- Politics and the social milieu -- James Buchanan : President-elect -- The President, the Chief Justice, and a slave named Scott -- The heart of the matter : slavery and sectionalism -- Popular sovereignty, Kansas style -- Dog days -- Flush times and an autumn panic -- Northern politics : the parties in euipoise -- Politics as farce : the Leompton Constitution -- Politics as tragedy : Buchanan's decision -- 1858 : the fruits of Lecompton
Control code
215426
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 388 p.
Isbn
9780195074819
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
90031374
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21030400
  • (OCoLC)21030400

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