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Title Lincoln, the rise of the Republicans, and the coming of the Civil War : a reference guide / Kerry Walters.
Author Walters, Kerry S.
Publication Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]
Description xxviii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Call # 973.7092 W
Series Guides to historic events in America
Guides to historic events in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-274) and index.
Contents Chronology of events -- "The sheet anchor of American republicanism": Lincoln in Peoria -- Slave power, free soil, and Mr. Polk's war -- A false peace: the compromise of 1850 -- The making of a perfect storm: the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act -- The republicans field a presidential candidate -- Lincoln vs. Douglas -- From wigwan to White House -- Storm's eve: "think calmly and well" -- Personalities in the antebellum slavery debate -- Primary documents in the antebellum slavery debate.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1861.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1883.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. (OCoLC)fst00030184
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) (OCoLC)fst00544975
American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
Political and social views. (OCoLC)fst01353986
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Slavery -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01120480
War -- Causes. (OCoLC)fst01170331
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
1800-1899
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781610692045 (hardcopy ; alk. paper)
1610692047 (hardcopy ; alk. paper)

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