The political crisis of the 1850s

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Wiley, 1978 - History - 330 pages
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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

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User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

Ultimately, I found Holt's text a bit one note and his prose dry (but effective). By emphasizing the importance of the Second Party System in checking sectional anxieties, Holt offers an important ... Read full review

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Contents

The Second Party System in Operation
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Slavery Extension and the Second Party System
39
Dynamics of the Party System and the Compromise
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JSTOR: The Political Crisis of the 1850s
The political crisis of the 1850s, he believes, was an independent development, with causes lying outside the sectional controversy. ...
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Stephen E. Maizlish - The Sectionalization of American Politics ...
... J. Mills Thornton, Politics in a Slave Society, Alabama, 1800-1860 (1978); and Michael F. Holt, The Political Crisis of the 1850s (1978). ...
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Lincoln/Net: Politics
Holt, Michael F. The Political Crisis of the 1850s. New York: Wiley, 1978. Holt, Michael F. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party. ...
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Macmillan Academic Marketing
He is the author of numerous books, including The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party and The Political Crisis of the 1850s, and a coauthor of the ...
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Compromise of 1850 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zachary Taylor, Soldier in the White House (1951); Holt, Michael F. The Political Crisis of the 1850s (1978). Michael F. Holt, The Fate of Their Country: ...
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Vol. 88, pg 231, Ohio History
The Political Crisis of the 1850s. By Michael F. Holt (New York: John Wiley &. Sons, 1978. xix + 330p.; tables, bibliography, notes, index. $10.95.) ...
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The Civil War: Why?
Two books that delve into the question of the cause of the Civil War are A House Divided by Richard Sewell and The Political Crisis of the 1850s by Michael ...
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Wheatland - The Lancaster County, PA Estate of President James ...
"The Political Crisis of the 1850s: A Conversation with William W. Freehling and Michael F. Holt". Moderated by John Quist - Shippensburg University ...
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americanheritage.com / Blog: The Second Party System
... arrangement from the early 1830s through the early 1850s that pitted Whigs against Democrats–is Michael Holt’s The Political Crisis of the 1850s. ...
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Columbia American History Online
Foner also has contemporaries who take issue with his thesis, the most notable among these being Michael Holt, in The Political Crisis of the 1850s (New ...
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