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Lincoln, the Rise of the Republicans, and the Coming of the Civil War: A Reference Guide
     

Lincoln, the Rise of the Republicans, and the Coming of the Civil War: A Reference Guide

by Kerry Walters
 

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This succinct and readable account of the heated debate over the expansion of slavery provides readers with a thorough understanding of how the Civil War was precipitated.

• Supplies a concise, blow-by-blow account of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas in 1858

• Documents the first two Republican campaigns for the

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This succinct and readable account of the heated debate over the expansion of slavery provides readers with a thorough understanding of how the Civil War was precipitated.

• Supplies a concise, blow-by-blow account of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas in 1858

• Documents the first two Republican campaigns for the presidency, John C. Fremont in 1856 and Abraham Lincoln in 1860

• Explores the points of disagreement between the North and South over slavery expansion

• Includes an appendix of documents and political speeches from the period, including excerpts from the Lincoln-Douglas debates

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"Written in a clear and understandable manner, this book is recommended for all libraries in need of a work that neatly encapsulates the events leading to the most dramatic event in the nation's history." - Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610692045
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/31/2013
Series:
Guides to Historic Events in America Series
Pages:
281
Sales rank:
930,614
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Kerry Walters is the William Bittinger Professor of Philosophy and professor of peace and justice studies at Gettysburg College.

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