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The Antebellum era : primary documents on events from 1820 to 1860 /

Other Authors: Copeland, David A., 1951-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
Series: Debating historical issues in the media of the time
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Newspapers and Antebellum America
  • Ch. 1.
  • The Missouri Compromise, 1820
  • Ch. 2.
  • The Back-to-Africa Movement, 1822
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Monroe Doctrine, 1823
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Elections of 1824 and 1828
  • Ch. 5.
  • The Massachusetts Public School Act, 1827
  • Ch. 6.
  • The South Carolina Tariff Conflict, 1828
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Indian Removal Act, 1830
  • Ch. 8.
  • William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolitionist Movement, 1831
  • Ch. 9.
  • Nat Turner and Slave Insurrections, 1831
  • Ch. 10.
  • The Nullification Act, 1832
  • Ch. 11.
  • The Bank of the United States, 1832
  • Ch. 12.
  • The Penny Press and the Moral War, 1833
  • Ch. 13.
  • The Alamo and Texas Annexation, 1836
  • Ch. 14.
  • The Trail of Tears, 1838
  • Ch. 15.
  • The Amistad and Cinque, 1839
  • Ch. 16.
  • The Dorr Rebellion, 1842
  • Ch. 17.
  • Joseph Smith and the Mormons, 1844
  • Ch. 18.
  • Manifest Destiny, 1845
  • Ch. 19.
  • The War with Mexico, 1846
  • Ch. 20.
  • The Wilmot Proviso, 1846
  • Ch. 21.
  • Seneca Falls and Women's Rights, 1848
  • Ch. 22.
  • The California Gold Rush, 1848
  • Ch. 23.
  • The Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act, 1850
  • Ch. 24.
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852
  • Ch. 25.
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854
  • Ch. 26.
  • The Caning of Charles Sumner, 1856
  • Ch. 27.
  • The Dred Scott Decision, 1857
  • Ch. 28.
  • The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858
  • Ch. 29.
  • John Brown's Raid, 1859.