The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-64 - Vol. 1

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THE AMERICAN, CONFLICT:


A HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1860-'65:
ITS CAUSES, INCIDENTS, AND RESULTS: INTENDED TO EXHIBIT ESPECIALLY ITS MORAL AND POLITICAL PHASES, WITH THE DRIFT AND PROGRESS OF AMERICAN OPINION RESPECTING HUMAN SLAVERY From 1776 to the Close of the War for the Union.

By HORACE GREELEY.

ILLUSTRATED BY PORTRAITS ON STEEL OF GENERALS, STATESMEN, AND OTHER EMINENT MEN: VIEWS OF PLACES OF HISTORIC INTEREST: MAPS, DIAGRAMS OF BATTLE-FIELDS, NAVAL ACTIONS, ETC.: FROM OFFICIAL SOURCES.

VOL. I.

HARTFORD: PUBLISHED BY O. D. CASE & COMPANY. CHICAGO: GEO. & C. W. SHERWOOD. 1866.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 5
  • Preliminary Egotism 9
  • Index by Chapters 13
  • Illustrations 15
  • I - Our Country. 17
  • II - Slavery before the Revolution. 24
  • III - Slavery in the Revolution. 33
  • IV - Slavery under the Confederation. 37
  • V - The Convention and the Constitution. 41
  • VI - Slavery under the Constitution. 49
  • VI - Slavery under the Constitution. 74
  • VIII - State Rights--Nullification. 81
  • X - The Churches and Slavery. 117
  • XI - The Pro-Slavery Reaction. 122
  • XII - Texas and Her Annexation. 147
  • XIII - The Mission of Samuel Hoar 178
  • XIV - The Wilmot Proviso 185
  • XVI - The Era of Slave Hunting 210
  • XVIII - The Dred Scott Case 251
  • XIX - Our Foreign Policy- Cuba 264
  • XX - John Brown 279
  • XXII - Secession. 328
  • Peace Efforts at the North 351
  • XXIV - Conciliation in Congress 367
  • XXV - Peace Democracy - Peace Congress 388
  • XXVI - The Union--The Confederacy. 407
  • XXVII - Ominous Pause. 428
  • XXVII - Ominous Pause. 440
  • XXVII - Ominous Pause. 449
  • XXX - Progress of Secession. 473
  • XXXI - The Forces in Conflict. 497
  • XXXI - The Forces in Conflict. 516
  • XXXIII - East Virginia--Bull Run. 528
  • XXXVI - The Extra Session. 555
  • XXXV - Missouri. 572
  • XXXVI - On the Seaboard and Ocean. 598
  • XXXVII - Kentucky. 608
  • XXXVIII - The Potomac--Ball's Bluff--Dranesville. 618
  • Additional Notes 631
  • Analytical Index 633
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