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The Resource The antebellum origins of the modern Constitution : slavery and the spirit of the American founding, Simon J. Gilhooley

The antebellum origins of the modern Constitution : slavery and the spirit of the American founding, Simon J. Gilhooley

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The antebellum origins of the modern Constitution : slavery and the spirit of the American founding
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The antebellum origins of the modern Constitution
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slavery and the spirit of the American founding
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Simon J. Gilhooley
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eng
Summary
"Missouri's application for statehood was immediately and universally recognized as a moment of crisis for the Union. The significance of the moment for the nation was signaled through references to it as the most pivotal debate since the adoption of the Constitution itself. The sectional dimension of the conflict meant that the "Missouri question must necessarily excite warm feelings" reasoned the editor of The American, but the nature of the conflict meant more than that was at stake"--
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Gilhooley, Simon J
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Cambridge studies on the American Constitution
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  • Constitutional history
  • Slavery
  • Antislavery movements
  • United States
  • Antislavery movements
  • Constitutional history
  • Politics and government
  • Slavery
  • United States
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The antebellum origins of the modern Constitution : slavery and the spirit of the American founding, Simon J. Gilhooley
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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text
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Contents
The constitutional imaginaries of the Missouri Crisis -- The Declaration of Independence and Black citizenship in the 1820s -- Abolitionism and the Constitution in the 1830s -- The slaveholding south and the constitutionalization of slavery -- Theories of the federal compact in the 1830s -- Slavery, The District of Columbia, and the Constitution -- The congressional crisis of 1836 -- The compact and the election of 1836 -- The afterlife of the compact of 1836
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24 cm
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ix, 273 pages
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9781108496124
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2020024247
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)1157866714
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The antebellum origins of the modern Constitution : slavery and the spirit of the American founding, Simon J. Gilhooley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The constitutional imaginaries of the Missouri Crisis -- The Declaration of Independence and Black citizenship in the 1820s -- Abolitionism and the Constitution in the 1830s -- The slaveholding south and the constitutionalization of slavery -- Theories of the federal compact in the 1830s -- Slavery, The District of Columbia, and the Constitution -- The congressional crisis of 1836 -- The compact and the election of 1836 -- The afterlife of the compact of 1836
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 273 pages
Isbn
9781108496124
Lccn
2020024247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1157866714

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