Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession / Edition 1

Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession / Edition 1

by Russell McClintock
     
 

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Overview

Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807871546
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/15/2010
Series:
Civil War America Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Russell McClintock earned his Ph.D. in U.S. history from Clark University and now teaches at St. John's High School in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1. On the Brink of the Precipice: The Election of 1860
Chapter 2. I Would Not Endanger the Perpetuity of This Union: November
Chapter 3. Proportions of Which I Had but a Faint Conception: Early December
Chapter 4. The Issues of the Late Campaign Are Obsolete: Late December
Chapter 5. We Know Not What a Day or Two or an Hour May Bring Forth: December-
January
Chapter 6. One's Opinions Change Fast in Revolutionary Times: January-February
Chapter 7. The Storm Is Weathered: January-February, Revisited
Chapter 8. A Calm Pervades the Political World: March
Chapter 9. Any Decision Would Be Preferable to This Uncertainty: March-April
Chapter 10. Everybody Now Is for the Union: April-May
Conclusion: Shall It Be Peace, or a Sword?
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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