The Limits of Dissent: Clement L. Vallandigham and the Civil War

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Frank L. Klement reassesses Clement L. Vallandigham, the passionate critic of Lincoln's policies, and history's judgment of him.
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Overview

Frank L. Klement reassesses Clement L. Vallandigham, the passionate critic of Lincoln's policies, and history's judgment of him.
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Comprises a study of Clement L. Vallandigham (1820-1871), unsuccessful conservative midwestern politician and critic of Lincoln's policies whose oratory instigated heated debate over the extent to which national security should permit protesters to exercise their constitutional guarantee to freedom of expression and who ultimately met with arrest and exile. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780823218912
  • Publisher: Fordham University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: North's Civil War Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 351
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 5.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Vallandigham and John Brown: A Study in Contrasts 3
Ch. 2 Vallandigham and Douglas: An Evolving Alliance 18
Ch. 3 Campaigning for Douglas 38
Ch. 4 Efforts at Compromise 47
Ch. 5 At the Crossroads 61
Ch. 6 "Worse than a Judas" 72
Ch. 7 Gadfly 87
Ch. 8 Defeating the Dissenter 102
Ch. 9 Apostle for Peace 116
Ch. 10 Seeking Office and Martyrdom 138
Ch. 11 Arrest and Trial 156
Ch. 12 Lincoln vs. Vallandigham: Contention for Public Opinion 173
Ch. 13 A Prisoner Becomes an Exile 190
Ch. 14 Unwelcome Guest: Vallandigham in Dixie 202
Ch. 15 Asylum in Canada 213
Ch. 16 The Gubernatorial Campaign of 1863 229
Ch. 17 Political Maneuvering and Vallandigham's Return 257
Ch. 18 The Democratic National Convention and the Election of 1864 279
Ch. 19 Stormy Petrel of the Postwar Years 297
Ch. 20 In Retrospect 314
Bibliographical Essay 325
Index 335
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