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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850

Author: James Ford Rhodes; Allan Nevins
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1966]
Series: Classic American historians.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Abridged editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927.
History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1966]
(OCoLC)644225394
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Ford Rhodes; Allan Nevins
OCLC Number: 1026714
Notes: "The selections ... are taken from the first five volumes of the 1907 printing ... published by the Macmillan Company."
Description: xxvi, 576 pages map, portrait 21 cm.
Contents: A gallery of passionate leaders --
The struggle over The Compromise of 1850 --
Southern society --
Pierce's administration --
Douglas and the Kansas-Nebraska act --
The birth of the Republican Party --
Brooks assaults Sumner --
The "sack" of Lawrence : John Brown appears --
The Buchanan-Fremont Campaign --
Buchanan and Dred Scott --
The Lincoln-Douglas debates --
The triumph of Lincoln --
American society, 1850-60 --
Secession --
Lincoln takes over : Confederacy organized --
Fort Sumter --
Lee, Douglas, and Charles Francis Adams face the crisis --
Mason and Slidell --
Grant takes Donelson --
Monitor ; Shiloh ; New Orleans --
McClellan fails before Richmond --
Lincoln, Greeley, and slavery --
Gettysburg --
Vicksburg --
The British rams --
Grant takes the High Command --
The re-election of Lincoln --
Appomattox and the assassination of Lincoln.
Series Title: Classic American historians.
Responsibility: by James Ford Rhodes ; abridged and edited by Allan Nevins.

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