Border war : fighting over slavery before the Civil War / Stanley Harrold.
By: Harrold, Stanley.Material type: TextSeries: Civil War America (Series): Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, Copyright date: ©2010Description: xvi, 292 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780807834312 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807834319 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): United States. Fugitive Slave Law (1850) | Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Slavery -- United States -- Legal status of slaves in free states | Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States | Border States (U.S. Civil War) | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- CausesDDC classification: 973.6
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : perception of war -- Early clashes -- Fear and reaction in the border South -- Southern aggression in the lower North -- Interstate diplomacy -- Fighting against slavery in the lower North -- The struggle for the border South -- Fighting over the fugitive slave law of 1850 -- Pressure on the border South increases -- From border war to Civil War.
Noted historian Harrold examines the nation's fight over slavery that occurred before the Civil War.