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The Resource America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich

America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich

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America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
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America's great debate
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Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
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Fergus M. Bordewich
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eng
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The spellbinding story behind the longest debate in U.S. Senate history: the Compromise of 1850, which brought together Senate luminaries on the eve of the Civil War in a desperate effort to save the Union
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Title
America's great debate
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Chronicles the 1850s appeals of Western territories to join the Union as slave or free states, profiling period balances in the Senate, Henry Clay's attempts at compromise, and the border crisis between New Mexico and Texas
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Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 2012.
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DLC
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973.6/4
Index
index present
LC call number
E423
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.B73 2012
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non fiction
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Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
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Fergus M. Bordewich
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Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich
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America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"A frenzy seized my soul" -- One bold stroke -- "Order! order! order!" -- That demon question -- Ultima thule -- One of nature's nobles -- "We have another epidemic" -- The city of magnificent intentions -- Deadlock -- The godlike Daniel -- A great soul on fire -- Wounded eagle -- "Secession! peaceful secession!" -- A higher law -- A man of unbounded confidence -- "He is not dead, sir!" -- "Let the assassin fire!" -- Filibusters -- A legislative saturnalia -- A pact with the devil -- "War, open war" -- "All is paralysis" -- The wreck of the Omnibus -- A steam engine in britches -- "Break your masters' locks!" -- "It is time we should act" -- Triumphs -- A scandalous outrage
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Extent
p.
Isbn
9781439124604
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2011029547

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