On the brink of Civil War : the Compromise of 1850 and how it changed the course of American history (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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On the brink of Civil War : the Compromise of 1850 and how it changed the course of American history

Author: John C Waugh
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Years before the Civil War began, another dark conflict threatened to shatter the Union.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Waugh
ISBN: 0842029443 9780842029445 0842029451 9780842029452
OCLC Number: 231978289
Description: XII, 217 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Storm Clouds Rising Chapter 3 David Wilmot's Bombshell Chapter 4 "Old Rough and Ready" Chapter 5 Deadlock in the House Chapter 6 "The Star of the West" Chapter 7 The Prophet of Southern Anger Chapter 8 Webster and the Seventh of March Chapter 9 The Higher Law Chapter 10 Pulling it All Together Chapter 11 The Omnibus Chapter 12 Changing the Guard Chapter 13 Wreck of the Omnibus Chapter 14 Epilogue: End of an Era Chapter 15 Bibliography Chapter 16 Index
Responsibility: John C. Waugh.

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John C. Waugh has scored again. On the Brink of Civil War is a tour de force and must reading if we are to comprehend why in 1850 the nation's political leadership succeeded only to fail when next Read more...

 
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