One might better look at all those who benefited from slavery without owning slaves. It would also solidify the Union, strengthen the federal government, and destroy the institution of slavery forever. In all, this is a useful resource for scholars of the period. I will use it as a reference in research and discussion. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Most Southerners were small farmers that could not afford slaves. He died on July 10, 2009 in. Series Title: Responsibility: edited by Kenneth M. A series of legislative actions, most notably the Missouri Compromise of 1820, had been enacted by Congress to put limits on the propagation of slavery, but compromise with northern and southern interests was always kept in mind. Morrison Professor of History Emeritus at the 1946-1983 , was a celebrated historian of , the , and. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
Receiving not a single vote in ten southern states, he was a man who posed a significant threat to the economic and political interests of the slaveholding South. The South had an economic interest in the spread of slavery to the new territories so that new slave states could be created and the South's political influence would remain strong. His parents were from German stock; his father was a postal worker. Douglas who were either indifferent towards or supportive of slavery. A presentation of the documentary evidence that brings into sharp focus the issues, real or imagined, that divided the Northerners and Southerners in the most serious internal crisis in American history. They became staples of university classrooms.
Ahlstrome, in his monumental study of religion in America A Religious History of the American People, Yale University Press,1972, on p. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information. A small number of pages have text underliningg, may be helpful for academic pages.
With each decade, armed conflict became more and more probable, until April 1861, when it became inevitable. Drawing on original sources--from Jefferson Davis to Frederick Douglass--and interpretive essays by today's most influential historians, this collection of essays gives a vivid sense of the political, economic, and cultural currents that swept the nation to war. Stampp's distinctions include serving as president of the Organization of American Historians 1977-78 ; election as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1975 and the American Antiquarian Society 1972 ; being named a Guggenheim Fellow twice 1952-1953 and in 1968 ; and receiving the American Historical Association's Award for Scholarly Distinction 1989. We donate 10,000+ books to local schools every year. I particularly appreciate Stampp's argument alleviating the Southern states of full blame.
Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Those that deny slavery as a cause seem always trying to disassociate the South from slavery, but speeches and documents by southern leaders themselves claim slavery as the root cause. A fewer number of abolitionsits, such as Senator Edwin Sumner of Massachusetts and Salmon P. Stampp has served as Harmsworth Professor at Oxford, Commonwealth Lecturer at the University of London, Fulbright Professor at the University of Munich, and visiting professor at Harvard University and Colgate University and Williams College. In fact, Lincoln stated in his —one month before the battle at Fort Sumter—that he wouldn't use his executive power to interfere with the institution in any state where it existed. Through a lengthy scholarly career, Stampp insisted that the moral debate over slavery, and no form of guilt-ridden rationalization, lay at the crux of the Civil War.
And none more controversial than the future of slavery in the Union. Stampp was a revered teacher of undergraduates and grad students; his supervision of doctoral candidates resulted in a veritable Stampp diaspora in history departments across America. But political leaders on both sides were very interested in slaves and slavery. Which incidents, however, mattered most? For further reading, I suggest Kenneth Stampp's Causes of the Civil War. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
He remained there until his retirement in 1983 as the Alexander F. Up until the middle 1800s, slavery was kept as a background issue that remained largely the concern of political leaders of the South, and abolitionists of the North. Had not realized the pernicious effect of party, the Southern code of honor, and the effects of other Northern economic policies, not just the tariff and internal improvements paid for by all but tending to benefit manufactures and shippers , but a variety of subsidies to particular industries starting with New England fisheries in the very early national period. This is an interesting look at the causes of the American Civil War. But in 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, sponsored by Democrat Stephen A. Litwack, who took his first undergraduate history class from Mr. Today we recognize slavery as a moral issue.