by Bordewich, Fergus M.
The spellbinding story behind the longest debate in U.S. Senate history: the Compromise of 1850, which brought together Senate luminaries on the eve of the Civil War in a desperate effort to save the Union. Full description
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Ecstatic nation : confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877
1861 : the Civil War awakening
The war before the war : fugitive slaves and the struggle for America's soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
Heirs of the founders : the epic rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the second generation of American giants
Midnight rising : John Brown and raid that sparked the Civil War
America aflame : how the Civil War created a nation
Waking giant : America in the age of Jackson
The zealot and the emancipator : John Brown, Abraham Lincoln and the struggle for American freedom
South to freedom : runaway slaves to Mexico and the road to the Civil War
The crooked path to abolition : Abraham Lincoln and the antislavery Constitution
Forever free : the story of emancipation and Reconstruction
1493 : uncovering the new world Columbus created
Douglas, Stephen A.
> (Stephen Arnold),
Compromise of 1850.
> United States
> 19th century.
> Politics and government
> Civil War, 1861-1865
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