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Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Frank Cicero Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041679
eISBN:
9780252050343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book links the state constitutions of Illinois to Abraham Lincoln’s legacy amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Beginning with Euro-American settlement in the region that would become Illinois, ... More


The Constitution of 1870: Progressive Foundation for a Century

Frank Cicero Jr.

in Creating the Land of Lincoln: The History and Constitutions of Illinois, 1778-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041679
eISBN:
9780252050343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041679.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 7 summarizes debates of the 1869–70 Illinois state constitutional convention, whose blend of representatives from Democratic, Republican, and People’s Parties yielded a relatively nonpartisan ... More


Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Gordon B. McKinney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry W. Blair served successful terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and Senate. He was then elected to Congress where he served two terms. In all of these races, he proved to be an ... More


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