Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic.
By: Mason, Matthew.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (352 p.).ISBN: 9780807876633.Subject(s): SlaveryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Slavery and Politics in the Early American RepublicDDC classification: 306.362097309033 | 326.0973/09034 | 326.09730903 LOC classification: E446.M395 2006Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1. Slavery and Politics to 1808; 2. Federalists, Republicans, and Slavery during the War of 1812; 3. Slavery and Partisan Conflict during the Era of Good Feelings; 4. Slavery in Anglo-American Relations; 5. The Political Impact of African Americans; 6. Defending against Slavery; 7. Defending Slavery; 8. Commencement Exercises: The Missouri Crisis; 9. Antebellum Legacies; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Giving close consideration to previously neglected debates, Matthew Mason challenges the common contention that slavery held little political significance in America until the Missouri Crisis of 1819. Mason demonstrates that slavery and politics were enmeshed in the creation of the nation, and in fact there was never a time between the Revolution and the Civil War in which slavery went uncontested. The American Revolution set in motion the split between slave states and free states, but Mason explains that the divide took on greater importance in the early nineteenth century. He examin
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