The political crisis of the 1850s

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Wiley, 1978 - History - 330 pages
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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

As I have read Holt's magisterial history of the Whig Party I probably did not need to read this book. His thesis is that slavery was not in the 1850s an all connsuming issue, but he concludes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marty Monahan - Goodreads

Very convincingly argued and insightful to read. What would have made this a better work it the prose wasn't so dry. This book isn't short on substance but it is quite a chore to read. I feel now I ... Read full review

Contents

The Second Party System in Operation
17
Slavery Extension and the Second Party System
39
Dynamics of the Party System and the Compromise
67
Copyright

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