The Battle of Principles by Newell Dwight Hillis

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Author Hillis, Newell Dwight, 1858-1929
LoC No. 12008425
Title The Battle of Principles
A Study of the Heroism and Eloquence of the Anti-Slavery Conflict
Contents Rise of American slavery: growth of the traffic -- Webster and Calhoun: the battle line in array -- Garrison and Phillips: anti-slavery agitation -- Charles Sumner: the appeal to educated men -- Horace Greeley: the appeal to the common people -- Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Brown: the conflict precipitated -- Lincoln and Douglas: influence of the great debate -- Reasons for secession: southern leaders -- Henry Ward Beecher: the appeal to England -- Heroes of battle: American soldiers and sailors -- The life of the people at home who supported the soldiers at the front -- Abraham Lincoln: the martyred President.
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Language English
LoC Class E300: History: America: Revolution to the Civil War (1783-1861)
LoC Class E456: History: America: Civil War period (1861-1865)
Subject Antislavery movements -- United States
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
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EBook-No. 18557
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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