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Liberty power : antislavery third parties and the transformation of American politics /

Corey M. Brooks.

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Author: Brooks, Corey M.
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
Series: American beginnings, 1500-1900.
Topics: Antislavery movements - United States - History - 19th century. | Third parties (United States politics) - History - 19th century. | Slavery - Political aspects - United States - History - 19th century. | Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848) | Free Soil Party (U.S.) | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Regions: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Causes. | United States - Politics and government - 1845-1861. | United States.
Genres: History.
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Introduction -- Political abolition and the slave power argument, 1835-1840 -- Agitating the congress : abolitionist lobbying and antislavery alliances, 1836-1844 -- Building third-party electoral power, 1841-1846 -- Antislavery upheaval in the capitol : the Wilmot Proviso debates and the widening sectional divide, 1846-1848 -- Liberty men and the creation of an anti-slave power coalition, 1846-1849 -- Free soil politics and the twilight of the second party system, 1849-1853 -- The Nebraska outrage and the advent of the Republican Party, 1853-1855.
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Table of Contents for: Liberty power : antislavery third partie