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Title:
Roots of secession : slavery and politics in antebellum Virginia
Author:
Link, William A.
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Publication Information:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xvii, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
A slave society : Virginia in the 1850s -- Boastful and belligerent champions of southern institutions : slavery and politics, 1851-1854 -- A uniform spirit of lawlessness : the problem of runaways -- A spirit of license in the guise of liberty : the survival of opposition, 1854-1856 -- The darkest and most perilous hours of our national existence : the deepening sectional crisis, 1856-1859 -- A black demon of fanaticism : Harpers Ferry and the election of 1860 -- To light the torch of servile insurrection : the secession crisis.
Reading Level:
1690 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780807827710
Format :
Book

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