History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850. Abridged and edited by Allan Nevins.

; Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971, editor
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1966] .

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Other Authors Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971,
Subjects EĢtats-Unis -- Histoire -- 1849-1877.
United States -- History -- 1849-1877.
United States.
Series Classic American historians.
Description xxvi, 576 pages map, portrait 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes "The selections ... are taken from the first five volumes of the 1907 printing ... published by the Macmillan Company."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 .
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1026714
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927.
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