The Resource Congress and the crisis of the 1850s, edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon, (electronic resource/)

Congress and the crisis of the 1850s, edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon, (electronic resource/)

Label
Congress and the crisis of the 1850s
Title
Congress and the crisis of the 1850s
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the long decade from 1848 to 1861 America was like a train speeding down the track, without an engineer or brakes. The new territories acquired from Mexico had vastly increased the size of the nation, but debate over their status-and more importantly the status of slavery within them-paralyzed the nation. Southerners gained access to the territories and a draconian fugitive slave law in the Compromise of 1850, but this only exacerbated sectional tensions. Virtually all northerners, even those who supported the law because they believed that it would preserve the union, despised being t
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
973.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E415.7
LC item number
.C76 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Perspectives on the history of Congress, 1801-1877
Label
Congress and the crisis of the 1850s, edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=818136
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a disastrous decade / Paul Finkelman -- Politics, patronage, and public policy : the Compromise of 1850 / Michael F. Holt -- The appeasement of 1850 / Paul Finkleman -- Beyond the balance rule : Congress, statehood, and slavery, 1850-1859 / Matthew Glassman -- Manifest destinys hangover : Congress confronts territorial expansion and martial masculinity in the 1850s / Amy S. Greenberg -- When the victims of oppression stand up manfully for themselves : the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 and the role of African Americans in obstructing its enforcement / Spencer R. Crew -- Agitation is as necessary as tranquility is dangerous : Kinsley S. Bingham becomes a Republican / Martin J. Hershock -- Dred, panic, war : how a slave case triggered financial crisis and civil disunion / Jenny Wahl -- Hit him again : the caning of Charles Sumner / Brooks D. Simpson
Control code
ocn787846315
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt8v6s0z
Label
Congress and the crisis of the 1850s, edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=818136
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a disastrous decade / Paul Finkelman -- Politics, patronage, and public policy : the Compromise of 1850 / Michael F. Holt -- The appeasement of 1850 / Paul Finkleman -- Beyond the balance rule : Congress, statehood, and slavery, 1850-1859 / Matthew Glassman -- Manifest destinys hangover : Congress confronts territorial expansion and martial masculinity in the 1850s / Amy S. Greenberg -- When the victims of oppression stand up manfully for themselves : the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 and the role of African Americans in obstructing its enforcement / Spencer R. Crew -- Agitation is as necessary as tranquility is dangerous : Kinsley S. Bingham becomes a Republican / Martin J. Hershock -- Dred, panic, war : how a slave case triggered financial crisis and civil disunion / Jenny Wahl -- Hit him again : the caning of Charles Sumner / Brooks D. Simpson
Control code
ocn787846315
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt8v6s0z

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