A strife of tongues : the Compromise of 1850 and the ideological foundations of the American Civil War /
"A Strife of Tongues analyzes the debates over the Compromise of 1850 to reveal the underlying assumptions and values of the North and the South a decade before the outbreak of the Civil War. Rather than examining voting patterns, factional alignments, legislative maneuvering, and specific meas...
University of Virginia Press,
|Series:||A nation divided: studies in the Civil War era
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