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The eve of conflict : Stephen A. Douglas and the needless war

Author: George Fort Milton
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1934.
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Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955.
Eve of conflict.
Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934
(OCoLC)559987550
Named Person: Stephen A Douglas; Stephen Arnold Douglas; Stephen A Douglas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Fort Milton
OCLC Number: 684474
Description: xiii, [2], 608 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Portrait of a senator --
The prairie politician --
California --
The Titans' last stand --
The triumph of the little giant --
The first defeat --
The race for the Pacific --
The coming of the storm --
Riding the tempest --
In the light of history --
A realist in an emotional age --
The black Republicans --
Bleeding Kansas --
The pendulum swings back --
The second effort --
Nearing the crisis --
Douglas and Buchanan --
'Old obliquity' --
Buchaneers and black Republicans --
The little giant takes charge --
The great debates --
The aftermath of victory --
The struggle with the ultras --
The Northwest asserts itself --
On to Charleston --
The death of a party --
The conservatives awake --
The second bolt --
The campaign of 1860 --
The cotton states secede --
Lincoln rejects compromise --
Holding Lincoln's hat --
Death of a hero.
Other Titles: Stephen A. Douglas and the needless war
Responsibility: by George Fort Milton.

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