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The failure of popular sovereignty : slavery, manifest destiny, and the radicalization of southern politics  Cover Image Book Book

The failure of popular sovereignty : slavery, manifest destiny, and the radicalization of southern politics

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A desire for self-government : slavery in the early American territories -- "Shall the creature govern the creator"? : self-government and the Missouri Compromise -- "Forgotten principles of their forefathers": retreat from the Missouri Compromise -- "A fit of convulsions" : the Wilmot Proviso and slavery in the West -- "Intended to delude the South" : northern Democrats redefine popular sovereignty -- "Shall the conquered govern the conqueror"? : popular sovereignty in the Mexican cession -- "A recurrence to first principles" : Kansas-Nebraska and popular sovereignty -- "Moves on the political chess-board" : southerners redefine popular sovereignty -- Epilogue : the demise of popular sovereignty and the crisis of the union.
Subject: United States Politics and government 1783-1865
Southern States Politics and government 1775-1865
Representative government and representation United States History 19th century
States' rights (American politics) History 19th century
Slavery Political aspects United States History 19th century
Slavery United States Extension to the territories
United States Territorial expansion Political aspects
Manifest Destiny
Missouri compromise

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  • ISBN: 0700618686 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780700618682 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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  • Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [2012]

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kansas.

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State Library of Kansas 973.3 Chi 35141002036847 General Collection Available -
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