Topics and References in American History; With Numerous Search Questions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...1883. 1. The Dred Scott decision. _ Century, June. 1887; American History Leaflets, No. 23. 2. Personal Liberty laws. Nicolay and Hay, III, ch. 2. 3. John Brown's raid. Sanborn's John Brown; Century, July, 1883, June,1885, August, 1887; Atlantic, Feb., 1886; North American, NOV., 1883; Feb., 1884; Whittier, Brown of Osawatomie; SW1man, How Old Brown took Harper's Ferry; A. H. A., 18901 439-452. 4. The Lincoln-Douglas debate. Century, July, 1887. 5. The four candidates in 1860. Nomination of Lincoln, Century, Oct., 1882, Sept., 1887; North American, March, 1884; Scribner, Nov., 1893; Charleston Convention, Century, Aug., 1887; Mag., Aug., 1885; Baltimore Convention, Mag., J an., 1887. 6. State of feeling in the two sections. The Border State Men, Atlantic, Feb., 1892; Creed of the Old South, Atlantic, Jan., 1892; Why the Men of 1861 Fought for the Union, Atlantic, March, 1892; Peculiar-ities of the South, North American, Oct-., 1890. a. The doctrine of State sovereignty. b. The effects of slavery. 0. Southern sentiment. d. Sentiment at the north. 7. Secession of seven States. Ordinances, American History Leaflets, No. 12; Preston, 304-312. 8. The Confederate States of America. The Fallacy of 1860, Mag., April, 1888; Confederate Con-stitution (text), iu Lalor's Oyclopaedia. 9. Seizure of forts and arsenals, --Fort Sumter. Battles and Leaders, I, 40-83. 10. Mormon troubles. 11. Admission of Minnesota, Oregon, and Kansas. Neill's History of Minnesota; Barrows's Oregon (A. 0.): Spring's Kansas (A. C.). 12. Railroads and the panic of 1857. 13. Oil discovered in Pennsylvania. Harper, Dec., 1864, April, 1865, Oct., 1890. 14. Eighth census. SEAncH QUEs'rroNs.--" John Brown's body lies more

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