The failure of popular sovereignty : slavery, manifest destiny, and the radicalization of southern politics
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.|
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- ISBN: 0700618686 (cloth : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780700618682 (cloth : alk. paper)
xii, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 
- Copyright: ©2012
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