The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861

The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861

Book - 1976
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Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1976
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060134037
Call Number: 973.71 P851i
Characteristics: xv, 638 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm


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robhoma Sep 19, 2013

All of the important incidents from the Mexican War to the Civil War are analyzed. There are chapters about the following topics inside: Wilmot Proviso, the Compromise of 1850, the Young America movement & the Ostend Manifesto, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Dred Scott decision, the Lecompton Constitution, John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, and an analysis of the crisis at Fort Sumter that kicked off the Civil War.


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