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The F Street MessHow Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635521
eISBN:
9781469635538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635521.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Pushing back against the idea that the Slave Power conspiracy was merely an ideological construction, Alice Elizabeth Malavasic argues that some southern politicians in the 1850s did indeed hold an ... More

Kentucky's Rebel PressPro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Berry Craig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Before Kentuckians marched off to the Civil War, Bluegrass State newspaper editors waged a war of words. Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort, and other towns had competing unionist and secessionist ... More

The Stormy PresentConservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1846-1865

The Stormy Present: Conservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1846-1865

Adam I. P. Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633893
eISBN:
9781469633909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633893.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this engaging and nuanced political history of Northern communities in the Civil War era, Adam I. P. Smith offers a new interpretation of the familiar story of the path to war and ultimate ... More

This Grand ExperimentWhen Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

Jessica Ziparo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635972
eISBN:
9781469635989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635972.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the volatility of the Civil War, the federal government opened its payrolls to women. Although the press and government officials considered the federal employment of women to be an innocuous ... More

Union IndivisibleSecession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Michael D. Robinson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Many accounts of the secession crisis overlook the sharp political conflict that took place in the Border South states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri. Michael D. Robinson expands the ... More

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