UNION AT ALL COSTS: From Confederation to Consolidation

UNION AT ALL COSTS: From Confederation to Consolidation

by John M. Taylor

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ISBN-13: 9781634916462
Publisher: BookLocker.com Inc
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Pages: 426
Sales rank: 343,649
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Chapter One - The Declaration of Independence
Chapter Two - States' Rights
Chapter Three - Conflict on the Horizon
Chapter Four - Mr. Lincoln's Background and Motivation
Chapter Five - Mr. Lincoln's Political Ambition
Chapter Six - Lincoln: Law, Politics and Railroads
Chapter Seven - Activist Support for Lincoln and the Republicans
Chapter Eight - Lincoln wins the 1860 Republican Nomination
Chapter Nine - The Election of 1860
Chapter Ten - Southern Peace Efforts
Chapter Eleven - The Northern Pro-Slavery Amendment
Chapter Twelve - The Confederate Constitution
Chapter Thirteen - Colonel Baldwin Meets Mr. Lincoln
Chapter Fourteen - Fort Sumter
Chapter Fifteen - Coercion of the Southern States
Chapter Sixteen - Blockading Southern Ports
Chapter Seventeen - Illegal Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus
Chapter Eighteen - Suppression of the Press, Speech, and War Resistance
Chapter Twenty - Maryland! Oh Maryland!
Chapter Twenty-One - Violation of the Fugitive Slave Law
Chapter Twenty-Two - West Virginia
Chapter Twenty-Three - The Trent Affair
Chapter Twenty-Four - The Emancipation Proclamation: A Worthless Piece of Paper or Ingenious War Measure?
Chapter Twenty-Five - The Emancipation Proclamation: A Worthless Piece of Paper or Ingenious War Measure? An Analysis (Part 2)
Chapter Twenty-Six - The Election of 1864 and the War's Conclusion
Chapter Twenty-Seven - Was That Really The Way To Save The Union?
Chapter Twenty-Eight - Is the South Really Better Off?
Chapter Twenty-Nine - Jefferson Davis - No Apologies!
Chapter Thirty - The Insights of Robert E. Lee and Lord Acton
Chapter Thirty-One - The Just War Theory
Chapter Thirty-Two - Northern Disapproval of the War
Chapter Thirty-Three - Lincoln, Democracy and Secession
Chapter Thirty-Four - A Different View of Mr. Lincoln's Faith
Chapter Thirty-Five - The Apotheosis of Abraham Lincoln
Bibliography
Index

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