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Fanatics and Fire-Eaters [electronic resource]: Newspapers and the Coming of the Civil War

Lorman A. Ratner and Dwight L. Teeter, Jr.
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2003.
Language
English
Series
The History of Communication
ISBN
0252027876 (acid-free paper)
Contents
  • The emergence of a democratic press
  • Impeding civilization: the Brooks-Sumner incident
  • The Dred Scott decision and a society of laws
  • Kansas and the Lecompton constitution: does the majority rule?
  • John Brown's raid: violence in a republican society
  • Lincoln's election: could a republican lead the republic?
  • Firing on Fort Sumter: a republic at war with itself
  • Conclusion: the shattered republic.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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