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The Resource Year of meteors : Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the election that brought on the Civil War, Douglas R. Egerton

Year of meteors : Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the election that brought on the Civil War, Douglas R. Egerton

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Year of meteors : Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the election that brought on the Civil War
Title
Year of meteors
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Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the election that brought on the Civil War
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Douglas R. Egerton
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Language
eng
Summary
"In early 1860, pundits and political operatives across America confidently predicted the victory of Illinois senator Stephen A. Douglas in the coming presidential election. Douglas, after all, led the Democrats, the only party that bridged North and South. But the Democracy would splinter over the issue of slavery, opening the way for the upstart Republicans, exclusively Northern, to steal the Oval Office. Dark horse Abraham Lincoln, not the first choice even of his own party, won the presidency with a record-low share of the popular vote. Year of Meteors re-creates the cascade of events that confounded political bosses, set North and South on the road to disunion, and put not Stephen Douglas but his lifelong rival in the White House"--Page 2 of cover
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10152639
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Egerton, Douglas R
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Douglas, Stephen A.
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Douglas, Stephen A
  • Douglas, Stephen A.
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Presidents
  • Abraham Lincoln's political career before 1861
  • Political and social views
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • War
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
  • United States
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Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the election that brought on the Civil War
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Year of meteors : Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the election that brought on the Civil War, Douglas R. Egerton
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. A Nation with Its "Hands Full": The Republic on the Eve of 1860 -- Chapter 2. "Douglas or Nobody": The Democrats -- Chapter 3. Principles and the "Duty to Recognize" None: The Constitutional Union and Liberty Parties -- Chapter 4. "Moving Heaven and Earth": The Republicans -- Chapter 5. "Beyond the Power of Surgery": The Democrats, Again -- Chapter 6. "Lincoln Is the Next President. I Will Go South": The Campaigns -- Chapter 7. "The Union Is Dissolved": The Lower South Secedes -- Chapter 8. "Others to Share the Burden": Two Governments Prepare -- Chapter 9. "All Our Labor Is Lost": Compromise Committees and the Washington Peace Conference
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9781596916197
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn504281088
  • (OCoLC)504281088
Label
Year of meteors : Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the election that brought on the Civil War, Douglas R. Egerton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. A Nation with Its "Hands Full": The Republic on the Eve of 1860 -- Chapter 2. "Douglas or Nobody": The Democrats -- Chapter 3. Principles and the "Duty to Recognize" None: The Constitutional Union and Liberty Parties -- Chapter 4. "Moving Heaven and Earth": The Republicans -- Chapter 5. "Beyond the Power of Surgery": The Democrats, Again -- Chapter 6. "Lincoln Is the Next President. I Will Go South": The Campaigns -- Chapter 7. "The Union Is Dissolved": The Lower South Secedes -- Chapter 8. "Others to Share the Burden": Two Governments Prepare -- Chapter 9. "All Our Labor Is Lost": Compromise Committees and the Washington Peace Conference
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9781596916197
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010004965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn504281088
  • (OCoLC)504281088

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