The Resource America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich

America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich

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America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
Title
America's great debate
Title remainder
Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
Statement of responsibility
Fergus M. Bordewich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bordewich, Fergus M
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E423
LC item number
.B73 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clay, Henry
  • Douglas, Stephen A.
  • Clay, Henry
  • Douglas, Stephen A.
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Compromise of 1850
  • Slavery
  • Compromise of 1850
  • Political science
  • Slavery
  • War
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-463) 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
"A frenzy seized my soul" -- One bold stroke -- "Order! order! order!" -- That demon question -- Ultima thule -- One of nature's nobles -- "We have another epidemic" -- The city of magnificent intentions -- Deadlock -- The godlike Daniel -- A great soul on fire -- Wounded eagle -- "Secession! peaceful secession!" -- A higher law -- A man of unbounded confidence -- "He is not dead, sir!" -- "Let the assassin fire!" -- Filibusters -- A legislative saturnalia -- A pact with the devil -- "War, open war" -- "All is paralysis" -- The wreck of the Omnibus -- A steam engine in britches -- "Break your masters' locks!" -- "It is time we should act" -- Triumphs -- A scandalous outrage
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 480 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781439124604
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2011029547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)741542478
  • (OCoLC)ocn741542478
Label
America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union, Fergus M. Bordewich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-463) 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
"A frenzy seized my soul" -- One bold stroke -- "Order! order! order!" -- That demon question -- Ultima thule -- One of nature's nobles -- "We have another epidemic" -- The city of magnificent intentions -- Deadlock -- The godlike Daniel -- A great soul on fire -- Wounded eagle -- "Secession! peaceful secession!" -- A higher law -- A man of unbounded confidence -- "He is not dead, sir!" -- "Let the assassin fire!" -- Filibusters -- A legislative saturnalia -- A pact with the devil -- "War, open war" -- "All is paralysis" -- The wreck of the Omnibus -- A steam engine in britches -- "Break your masters' locks!" -- "It is time we should act" -- Triumphs -- A scandalous outrage
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 480 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781439124604
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2011029547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)741542478
  • (OCoLC)ocn741542478

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