1850-1877: Government and Politics
1850-1877: Chapter Seven: Government and Politics
by THOMAS J. BROWN
TOPICS IN THE NEWS
The Georgia Platform, 1850 193
Disintegration of the Second Party System 194
Anxieties of Knew Nothings 195
Forging a Republican Majority 196
Anxieties of Republicans 198
A House Dividing 200
Birth of a Nation 202
Politics in the Wartime North 203
A New Birth of Freedom 203
Politics in the Wartime South 206
The Cornerstone of the Confederacy 208
Forty Acres and a Mule 209
Toward an Industrial Polity 212
The Indian Wars 214
Dorothea Dix 216
Wendell Phillips 217
Sitting Bull 219
Zebulon Vance 221
Sidebars and tables are listed in italics.
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