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Title A political nation : new directions in mid-nineteenth-century American political history / edited by Gary W. Gallagher and Rachel A. Shelden.
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  JK311 .P65 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 253 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Political culture in antebellum America: Not so strange bedfellows: northern and southern whigs in the Texas annexation controversy, 1844-1845 / Rachel A. Shelden; Apotheosis of a ruffian: the murder of Bill Pool and American political culture / Mark E. Neely Jr.; Public women and partisan politics, 1840-1860 / Jean Harvey Baker -- The politics of the secession crisis: The southern opposition and the crisis of the Union / Daniel W. Crofts; Reviving state rights / William W. Freehling; Where was Henry Clay? president-elect Abraham Lincoln and the crisis of the Union, 1860-1861 / William J. Cooper -- Parties and federalism in the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction: "Come weal, come woe, I am with the anti-slavery party": federalism and the formation of the Pennsylvania Union Party, 1860-1864 / Sean Nalty; Alabama's Presidential Reconstruction Legislature / J. Mills Thornton; The fate of northern Democrats after the Civil War: another look at the presidential election of 1868 / Erik B. Alexander; Consider the alternatives: reassessing Republican Reconstruction / Brooks D. Simpson.
Subject Federal government -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Secession -- United States -- History.
States' rights (American politics) -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1849.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1841-1845.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Political parties -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Related Names Gallagher, Gary W.
Shelden, Rachel A., 1981-
ISBN 9780813932828 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813932823 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813932835 (e-book)
0813932831 (e-book)
OCLC number 761383832