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The Resource America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich

America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich

Label
America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
Title
America's great debate
Title remainder
Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
Statement of responsibility
Fergus M. Bordewich
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bordewich, Fergus M
Dewey number
973.6/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Compromise of 1850
  • Clay, Henry
  • Douglas, Stephen A.
  • United States
  • Slavery
  • United States
Label
America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"A frenzy seized my soul" -- One bold stroke -- "Order! order! order!" -- That demon question -- Ultima thule -- One of nature's nobles -- "We have another epidemic" -- The city of magnificent intentions -- Deadlock -- The godlike Daniel -- A great soul on fire -- Wounded eagle -- "Secession! peaceful secession!" -- A higher law -- A man of unbounded confidence -- "He is not dead, sir!" -- "Let the assassin fire!" -- Filibusters -- A legislative saturnalia -- A pact with the devil -- "War, open war" -- "All is paralysis" -- The wreck of the Omnibus -- A steam engine in britches -- "Break your masters' locks!" -- "It is time we should act" -- Triumphs -- A scandalous outrage
Control code
BK0010037453
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
480 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439124604
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2011029547
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) l2011029547
Label
America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"A frenzy seized my soul" -- One bold stroke -- "Order! order! order!" -- That demon question -- Ultima thule -- One of nature's nobles -- "We have another epidemic" -- The city of magnificent intentions -- Deadlock -- The godlike Daniel -- A great soul on fire -- Wounded eagle -- "Secession! peaceful secession!" -- A higher law -- A man of unbounded confidence -- "He is not dead, sir!" -- "Let the assassin fire!" -- Filibusters -- A legislative saturnalia -- A pact with the devil -- "War, open war" -- "All is paralysis" -- The wreck of the Omnibus -- A steam engine in britches -- "Break your masters' locks!" -- "It is time we should act" -- Triumphs -- A scandalous outrage
Control code
BK0010037453
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
480 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439124604
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2011029547
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) l2011029547

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