Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859

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Elizabeth R. Varon

Year 2010
Pages 472
Publisher The University of North Carolina Press
Language en
ISBN 9780807871591
File Size 4.19 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

In the decades of the early republic, Americans debating the fate of slavery often invoked the specter of disunion to frighten their opponents. As Elizabeth Varon shows, "disunion" connoted the dissolution of the republic--the failure of the founders' effort to establish a stable and lasting representative government.