6 edition of The political crisis of the 1850s found in the catalog.
|Statement||Michael F. Holt.|
|LC Classifications||E415.7 .H74 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||83013499|
The question of how to deal with the new territory acquired from Mexico led to the Compromise oforchestrated by Henry Clay and Daniel Webster with southern Democrat, John C. The author beats his points to death, restating them several times--and each time Oy gevalt!!! Fremont, explorer and military leader, as its presidential candidate in The party's platform, which condemned the repeal of the Missouri Compromise and called for free soil, was more important than the nominee; the Republicans were the first major political party to fake a position on slavery.
Fremont, explorer and military leader, as its presidential candidate in The Compromise abolished the slave trade in Washington D. The result of a strong popular mandate and a document that satisfied the North and the South, the Georgia Platform effectively stifled the radical movement and ended talk of secession. Their suspicions gained credibility with the ratification of the Gadsden Purchase at the end of
Transitions between paragraph and different sections are awkward and poorly constructed. Breckinridge, thus dividing the Democratic Party along sectional lines. Freehling vividly recounts each crisis, illuminating complex issues and sketching colorful portraits of major figures. The Presidential Election of Compounding Raid on Harpers Ferry sectional antagonisms exponentially, abolitionist John Brown was captured leading an attack on a federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October The underlying arguments are sound and convincing.
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Absolutely perfect in every way. Shelves: us-history Michael Holt's grasp of local, state, and national politics from to is astounding, but Holt's prose is too technical by half. Yet despite Breckinridge's victory, the combined vote totals of Unionist candidates Douglas and Bell surpassed the Kentuckian's tally, suggesting that the majority of Georgian voters were not yet ready to forsake the national Union.
No skipping; no fuzzy or snowy frames in VHS. Echoing their northern counterparts, Stephens and other Whigs criticized the war for provoking dangerous questions regarding the status of slavery in the western territories, which the United States stood destined to acquire by defeating Mexico.
But the plan backfired dramatically as Georgia voters elected a resoundingly pro-Union delegation by a convincing 20,vote majority. It was made into a play which drew great audiences among the same urban crowds that had delighted in the MInstrel Shows.
Now, in the first volume of his long awaited, monumental study of the South's road to disunion, historian William Freehling offers a sweeping political and social history of the antebellum South from to This is sad, because the topic is important and interesting. I am reading this for a course in American History; otherwise I would not finish it.
In this election the north came out ahead because Kansas was declared a free state. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Because of this there began a debate over which economic system was going to take over America's new territories, industrialization and urbanization versus plantations and slavery.
Breckinridge, whose candidacy was largely equated with supporting southern secession, managed to win Georgia with 52, votes. Slaveholders could go to Maryland or Virginia to buy slaves. South Carolinian John C.
Download eBook Far from a monolithic block of diehard slave states, the South in the eight decades before the Civil War was, in William Freehling's words, "a world so lushly various as to be a storyteller's dream.
John Brown, a militant abolitionist, and a small band of supporters retaliated by killing five men at Pottawatomie Creek a few days later. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
Note that slavery continued in the District. Good G : This item is in okay condition and basically works well. The new Republican party chose Californian John C. About the Author Michael F. Nevertheless, many southern radicals known as "fire-eaters" quickly dismissed the Compromise of for unevenly benefiting the North, and they continued to advocate secession.
In other words, Holt says that the inability of politicians in the Second Party System to manage sectional conflict and give voters palatable choices was the main reason the Civil War happened. Established special courts to try cases involving runaways.
Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. The Presidential Election of Compounding Raid on Harpers Ferry sectional antagonisms exponentially, abolitionist John Brown was captured leading an attack on a federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October Fugitive Slave law - Northern officials and people required to aid in the capture and return of runaway slaves.
The Political Crisis of the s offers a clearly written account of politics state and federalsectionalism, race, and slavery from the s through to the Civil War, brilliantly combining the behavioral and ideological approaches to political history.
It was the world of Jefferson Davis, John C. It created two territories—Kansas and Nebraska—and declared the Missouri Compromise null and void; the matter of slavery in the new territories would be decided by popular sovereignty. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly.The Political Crisis of the s offers a clearly written account of politics (state and federal), sectionalism, race, and slavery from the s through to the Civil War, brilliantly combining the behavioral and ideological approaches to political history.
The Political Crisis of the s offers a clearly written account of politics (state and federal), sectionalism, race, and slavery from the s through to the Civil War, brilliantly combining the behavioral and ideological approaches to political history/5(11).
The Political Crisis of the s by Michael F Holt 2 Customer Reviews Professor Holt's book provides a lucid and provocative interpretation of the coming of the Civil War.3/5(2). Buy a cheap copy of James Buchanan and the Political Crisis book by Michael J. Birkner.
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