The Resource Disunion!: : the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859, Elizabeth R. Varon, (ebook)

Disunion!: : the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859, Elizabeth R. Varon, (ebook)

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Disunion!: : the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859
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Disunion!:
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the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859
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Elizabeth R. Varon
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eng
Summary
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. For many Americans in both the North and the South, disunion was a nightmare, a cataclysm that would plunge the nation into the kind of fear and misery that seemed to pervade the rest of the world. For many others, however, disunion was seen as the main instrument by which they could achieve their partisan and sectional goals. Varon blends political history with intellectual, cultural, and gender history to examine the ongoing debates over disunion that long preceded the secession crisis of 1860-61
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Midwest
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1963-
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Varon, Elizabeth R.
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973.7/11
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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The Littlefield history of the Civil War era
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • Sectionalism (U.S.)
  • Sectionalism (U.S.)
  • United States
  • Slavery
  • Antislavery movements
  • Rhetoric
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adult
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Disunion!: : the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859, Elizabeth R. Varon, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780807887189
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718184
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remote
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11718184
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MWT11718184
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Disunion!: : the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859, Elizabeth R. Varon, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807887189
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718184
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718184
System control number
MWT11718184
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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