Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia: A Biography (Google eBook)

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Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia: a biography

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Stephens was a bundle of contradictionsa prominent Whig who became a Democrat, an antisecessionist who became a vice president of the Confederacy, a Southern nationalist who became the symbol of ... Read full review

Contents

A Child of Despair
1
Made to Figure in a Storm
18
Political Apprenticeship
36
Riding the Texas Hobby
48
A Whole Catalog of Evils
64
Young Indian
80
Out of Party and into the Maelstrom
96
Stumping for the Union
122
The Fraud Was Glaring Lecompton and Its Aftermath
241
A Damned Strange Disease
268
We Are Going to Destruction as Fast as We Can
293
Heroic Patience
323
My Dear Sir It Is the Principle Involved
353
A Towering Passion
381
Malus Pejor Pessimus
410
The Man No Longer
451

New Wine and Old Bottles
136
The Greatest Glory of My Life
153
With His Principles on His Forehead
175
The Devil to Pay in Kansas
192
Little Balm and Much Outrage Dred Scott Buchanan and Walker
222
An Old Man from Another Time
493
Bibliography
521
Index
539
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