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He had never been farther south than St. Louis, knew little of the actual workings
of slavery; up to the time of his marriage he had never held any brief for slavery.
When his father-in-law offered him a plantation with a hundred and fifty slaves as
"Douglas' interest in Popular Sovereignty seems to have developed largely out of
a purely local situation." He did not want slavery to spread to new territories; he
believed it doomed by geography and climate to remain precisely where it was.
Freedom and slavery men rushed to Kansas in order to be there when the voting
took place. Up to this moment the conflict over slavery had been waged largely in
terms of excited argumentation; now the two opposing sides met in Kansas with ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Chris_El - LibraryThing
Very interesting looking at the other people that ran for the highest office in America. It is also interesting thinking about what would have been different had they won. We would live in a very different country today had some of the races gone the other way. 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ElijahBailey - LibraryThing
Probably my favorite history, despite bias correctly noted by antiquary. Of note: The 1966 edition contains perspective on presidents since the original publication. While these are very limited ... 閱讀評論全文