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The impending crisis, 1848-1861 / by David M. Potter ; completed and edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher.

; Fehrenbacher, Don E. (Don Edward), 1920-1997
1st ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1976] .
ISBN 9780060134037, 9780061319297, 0060134038, 0061319295, 0060905247

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Other Authors Fehrenbacher, Don E. 1920-1997.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Etats-Unis -- 1861-1865 (Guerre de Sécession) -- Origines.
États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1861-1865 (Guerre de Sécession) -- Causes.
Régionalisme -- États-Unis.
Sectionalism (U.S.)
United States -- History -- 1849-1877.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
Series Harper colophon books.
New American nation series.
Description xv, 638 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1976]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 584-621) and index.
Pulitzer Prize, History, 1977.
Summary Examines the problems of slavery, expansion, and sectionalism between 1848 and 1861.
Contents American nationalism achieves an ominous fulfillment -- Portents of a sectional rift -- Forging the territorial shears -- The deadlock of 1846-1850 -- The armistice of 1850 -- Fire-eaters, fugitives, and finality -- A railroad promotion and its sequel -- The ebb tide of manifest destiny -- Two wars in Kansas -- The political parties in metamorphosis -- Dred Scott and the law of the land -- Lecompton: the descent grows steeper -- Lincoln, Douglas, and the implications of slavery -- Harpers Ferry: a revolution that failed -- Southern maneuvers on the eve of conflict -- The election of 1860 -- The nature of southern separatism -- The lower south secedes -- Winter crisis -- Fort Sumter: end and beginning.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1551249
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Potter, David Morris.
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