Calculating the value of the Union : slavery, property rights, and the economic origins of the Civil War /

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Main Author: Huston, James L., 1947-
Format: Book
Published:Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.
Series:Civil War America
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Table of Contents:
  • Slavery, property rights, and the American Revolution
  • The origins of slaveholder aggressiveness
  • Free labor and the competition of slaves
  • The antislavery debate over property rights
  • The constitutionality of slavery prohibition in the territories
  • The politics of Southern upheaval, 1846-1853
  • The Northern realignment, 1854-1860.