America's great debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union

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Chronicles the 1850s appeals of Western territories to join the Union as slave or free states, profiling period balances in the Senate, Henry Clay's attempts at compromise, and the border crisis between New Mexico and Texas.
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subject_facet Clay, Henry, -- 1777-1852, Compromise of 1850, Douglas, Stephen A. -- (Stephen Arnold), -- 1813-1861, HISTORY / United States / 19th Century, HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Legislative Branch, Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes, United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861
table_of_contents "A frenzy seized my soul" -- One bold stroke -- "Order! order! order!" -- That demon question -- Ultima thule -- Old Harry -- "We have another epidemic" -- The city of magnificent intentions -- Deadlock -- The godlike Daniel -- A great soul on fire -- Wounded eagle -- "Secession! peaceable secession!" -- A higher law -- God deliver me from such friends -- "He is not dead, sir!" -- "Let the assassin fire!" -- Filibusters -- A legislative saturnalia -- A pact with the devil -- "War, open war" -- "All is paralysis" -- The Omnibus overturned -- A steam engine in britches -- "Break your masters' locks!" -- "It is time we should act" -- Triumphs -- A scandalous outrage.
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title America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
title_display America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
title_full America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union / Fergus M. Bordewich, America's great debate : Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union [electronic resource] / Fergus M. Bordewich
title_short America's great debate :
title_sort america's great debate henry clay, stephen a douglas, and the compromise that preserved the union
title_sub Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the compromise that preserved the Union
topic Clay, Henry, 1777-1852, Compromise of 1850, Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861, HISTORY / United States / 19th Century, HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Legislative Branch, Slavery United States History 19th century, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Causes, United States Politics and government 1815-1861
topic_facet Causes, Clay, Henry, Compromise of 1850, Douglas, Stephen A, HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), History, Politics and government, Slavery