Lincoln, the Rise of the Republicans, and the Coming of the Civil War: A Reference Guide - Guides to Historic Events in America (Hardback)Kerry S. Walters (author)
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This succinct and readable account of the heated debate over the expansion of slavery provides readers with a thorough understanding of how the Civil War was precipitated.
* Supplies a concise, blow-by-blow account of the famous debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas in 1858
* Documents the first two Republican campaigns for the presidency, John C. Fremont in 1856 and Abraham Lincoln in 1860
* Explores the points of disagreement between the North and South over slavery expansion
* Includes an appendix of documents and political speeches from the period, including excerpts from the Lincoln-Douglas debates
Number of pages: 281
Weight: 630 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 24 mm
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