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Border War: Fighting over Slavery before the Civil War / Edition 1

Border War: Fighting over Slavery before the Civil War / Edition 1

by Stanley Harrold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807834319

ISBN-13: 9780807834312

Pub. Date: 11/08/2010

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

During the 1840s and 1850s, a dangerous ferment afflicted the North-South border region, pitting the slave states of Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri against the free states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Aspects of this struggle—the underground railroad, enforcement of the fugitive slave laws, mob actions, and sectional

Overview

During the 1840s and 1850s, a dangerous ferment afflicted the North-South border region, pitting the slave states of Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri against the free states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Aspects of this struggle—the underground railroad, enforcement of the fugitive slave laws, mob actions, and sectional politics—are well known as parts of other stories. Here, Stanley Harrold explores the border struggle itself, the dramatic incidents that comprised it, and its role in the complex dynamics leading to the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807834312
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/08/2010
Series:
Civil War America Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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