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The civil war and the Constitution 1 edition

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A clear study of the war and of the various constitutional and political questions connected with it. Contains maps. “Meant chiefly for students of political science; and . . . these will find much of interest in Professor Burgess’s discussions of various questions, and in his judgments of persons.” American Historical Review
— Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: History (H.W. Wilson) 1929

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The civil war and the Constitution
by John W. Burgess.

Published 1901 by C. Scribner's sons in New York .

Table of Contents

1. Davis, Lincoln and Douglas
2. Anti-Slavery Sentiment in the South between 1857 and 1860
3. The Presidential Election of 1860
4. Secession
5. The Inauguration of Lincoln and the Condition of the Government he was called to Administer
6. The Attempt of the Southern Confederacy to Negotiate with the Government of the United States
7. The Capture of Fort Sumter and the Call to Arms
8. The Three Months’ War
9. Preparations for the Three Years’ War
10. The Military Movements in the Late Summer and Autumn of 1861
11. Mill Springs, Fort Henry, Donelson, Shiloh, Pea Ridge, and Island No. 10

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The American history series -- [v. 5-6]


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