Did Lincoln and the Republican Party Create the Civil War?: An Argument

Did Lincoln and the Republican Party Create the Civil War?: An Argument

by Robert P. Broadwater
     
 

The author seeks to challenge the long-held perceptions of the politics of the American Civil War. He argues that the war was fought not to preserve the Union or free the slaves but rather to establish the political power of the Republican Party within the federal government. The author argues further that Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party manipulated events

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The author seeks to challenge the long-held perceptions of the politics of the American Civil War. He argues that the war was fought not to preserve the Union or free the slaves but rather to establish the political power of the Republican Party within the federal government. The author argues further that Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party manipulated events to bring about the Civil War in the first place and used the war as a pretext for the establishment of the modern central government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786433612
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/16/2008
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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