Essays on American Antebellum Politics, 1840-1860

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Contents
Introduction3 Thomas J. Pressly
"Politics Seem to Enter into Everything": Political Culture in the North, 1840-186015 William E. Gienapp
The Dimensions of Voter Partisan Constancy in Presidential Elections from 1840 to 186070 Thomas B. Alexander
Winding Roads to Recovery: The Whig Party from 1844 to 1848122 Michael F. Holt
The Meaning of Nativism and the Crisis of the Union: The Know-Nothing Movement in the Antebellum North166 Stephen E. Maizlish
The Surge of Republican Power: Partisan Antipathy, American Social Conflict, and the Coming of the Civil War199 Joel H. Silbey

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