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Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis.

David M. Potter

Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis.

by David M. Potter

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published 1942.

    SeriesYale historical publications;no.13
    The Physical Object
    Pagination408p.,21cm
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19155193M

    Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis by David M. Potter: Lincoln's First Crisis: Fort Sumter and the Betrayal of the President by William Bruce Johnson: The Nullification Era - A Documentary Record by William W. Freehling: Reveille in Washington, by Margaret Leech: A Synopsis of American History, Eighth Edition--Complete by. And now hatred of Lincoln developed a new, deadlier character, as dissenting Northerners and ground-under-heel Southerners woke to the awful dawn of four more years of Lincoln's "abuses." This short period culminated in Lincoln's assassination on Ap It was only with his death that Lincoln's popularity soared.

    Lincoln's Fight Against Secession; LINCOLN AND HIS PARTY IN THE SECESSION CRISIS. By David M. Potter. x, pp. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. $ Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party rode “blindly toward a crisis,” Potter wrote; they refused to see that the South might be in earnest when it threatened to secede.  Republicans denied they were abolitionists and knew they harbored no plan to interfere with slavery in the states where it already existed.

    Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter Simon & Schuster, Book Review in JALA. Jaffa, Harry V. Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. University of Chicago Press, Jaffa, Harry V. Crisis of the House Divided: 50th Anniversary Edition. Interesting book about Lincoln's handling of his long interregnum between his election in early November and his inauguration on March 4, It is incredible to read that, almost daily, he woul hold public visiting hours to allow people the chance to come in and talk with him/5.


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Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis by David M. Potter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wonderfully detailed about the machinations in the Republican Party, Washington and the Nation as they confronted, first the threat of secession following Lincoln's election (Nov.

6, ), and then, secession in fact (by Janu5 of the seven lower south states were out, and soon joined by La and Texas).Cited by: Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis. Originally published inthis perceptive and impartial analysis of one of the most baffling periods in American history--the months between the election of Lincoln and the fall of Fort Sumter--was a bold declaration of intellectual independence/5.

David M. Potter revolted against the prevailing southern argument that Lincoln deliberately provoked the South into war to bring a violent end to slavery, arguing instead that the new president followed the least aggressive course available to him in dealing with the secession : Louisiana State University Press.

“From every standpoint Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis is a superior book.”— Journal of Mississippi History Originally published inthis perceptive and impartial analysis of one of the most baffling periods in American history—the months between the election of Lincoln and the fall of Fort Sumter—as a bold declaration of intellectual independence.

Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis by David M. Potter,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). Buy Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis by David Morris Potter online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis.

New York: AMS Press,© (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Morris Potter. Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis Author: David Morris Potter ; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Although Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis was written before Potter’s seminal works, People of Plenty, () and his Pulitzer Prize winning book The Impending Crisis (), Potter still does a masterful job by going back in time to understand how 19 th century Republicans viewed the secession crisis.

Buy Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis New edition by David M. Potter (Author) & Daniel W. Crofts (Introduction) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis by David Morris Potter starting at $ Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books.

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Potter and Daniel W. Crofts Overview - Originally published inthis perceptive and impartial analysis of one of the most baffling periods in American history - the months between the election of Lincoln and the fall of Fort Sumter - was a bold declaration of intellectual : LSU Press.

David M. Potter, Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, ), – In his last public address, on ApLincoln referred to “the re-inauguration of the national authority—reconstruction.” Although reluctant to use the term because it could imply that secession had destroyed.

Title: Lincoln And His Party In The Secession Crisis Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X 1 in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X 1 in Published: December 1, Publisher: LSU Press Language: English.

William Henry Seward and the Secession Crisis: The Effort to Prevent Civil War Lawrence M. Denton Though Abraham Lincoln took center stage in a divided country, a political rival-turned-ally had a major influence on national affairs during Lincoln's presidency. Desiring to maintain the slave system and threatened by the North socially and economically, the South finally seceded from the Union soon after the election of Abraham Lincoln.

The defeat of the Confederacy in the bloody war that followed settled the constitutional controversy permanently. Other Historical Examples of Secession. Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar.

Köp Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis av David M Potter, Daniel W Crofts på Lincoln firmly held to his conviction that no further expansion of slavery was permissible, while many others in the party went wobbly, including Seward.

A curious, and contradictory thing happens on the way to one of his theses. Potter indicts Lincoln for completely misunderstanding the South and the strength of secession sentiment in the South/5(4).

Though Lincoln has been criticized by many historians for failing to appreciate the severity of the secession crisis that greeted his victory, Harold Holzer shows that the presidentelect waged a shrewd and complex campaign to prevent the expansion of slavery while vainly trying to limit secession to a few Deep South states/5(10).

The 15th President of the United States (). He tried to maintain a balance between proslavery and antislavery factions, but his moderate views angered radicals in both North and South, and he was unable to forestall the secession of South Carolina on Decem   With this goal in mind, he examines President-elect Lincoln in his book, Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis.

Potter contends: There is certainly a substantial amount of evidence that Lincoln thought, until very late in the crisis, if not until the end, that he could achieve both peace and Union and would not have to choose.Bibliography.

His most important book, finished and edited by Don Fehrenbacher, was The Impending Crisis, – ().; Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis, new introduction by Daniel W. Crofts, Louisiana State U. Pr., pp. "American Women and the American Character" in American Character and Culture in a Changing World: Some .