And the War Came: The Slavery Quarrel and the American Civil War

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Algora Publishing, 2005 - History - 284 pages
"This detailed account of slavery in America, from Jamestown through the Civil War, explains its economic importance in the North as well as the South, its impact on the political dynamics of the Civil War, and the moral dilemmas it posed"--Provided by publisher.
 

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Contents

Liberty but Not for All
17
2 Uniting Around a Constitution At a Cost
29
3 The Missouri Compromise
37
4 A Besieged South Circles the Wagons
53
5 The Gag Rule Fight
61
One Party Dead The Other Split
71
7 Abraham Lincoln in Illinois
83
A Dark Horse
93
Opportunity Squandered
149
15 Slaughter at Fredericksburg Jubilee with Emancipation
163
Lincolns Depression Grows
175
The Writing on the Wall
183
General Grant
199
Something Went Out of the War
211
20 Confederate Disaster in Tennessee And the 13th Amendment
223
21 Lee Surrenders at Appomattox
235

9 Lincoln Elected Seven States Defected
103
10 An Act of War
113
Disillusion and Frustration
121
LargeScale Killing Shocks the Nation
131
McClellan spooked by Lee
139
22 Lincoln Assassinated His Severe Task Done
245
The Man John Quincy Adams was Looking For
257
Selected Bibliography
263
Index
277
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