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Wellman, Judith. "Women's Rights, Republicanism, and Revolutionary Rhetoric in Antebellum New York State." New York History 69, no. 3 (1988): 353-384. Journal Article Secondary 1988
Riddle, Donald W. Congressman Abraham Lincoln. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1957. Book Secondary 1957
Finkelman, Paul. “Lincoln, Emancipation and the Limits of Constitutional Change.” Supreme Court Review (2008): 349–387. Journal Article Secondary 2008
Swisher, Carl B. The Taney Period, 1836-64. New York: Macmillan, 1974. Book Secondary 1974
Lincoln, Abraham, and Stephen Arnold Douglas. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text. Edited and with an introduction by Harold Holzer. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1993. Book Primary 1993
Smith, Justin H. "Official Military Reports." American Historical Review 21, no. 1 (1915): 96-98. Journal Article Secondary 1915
"Chief Justice in 1836." Life 18 (1945): 82. Journal Article Secondary 1945
Finkelman, Paul. Dred Scott v. Sandford: A Brief History with Documents . Boston: Bedford Books, 1997. Book Tertiary 1997
Farley, Foster M. "William B. Reed: President Buchanan's Minister to China." Pennsylvania History 37, no. 3 (1970): 269-280. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Coddington, Edwin B. "Pennsylvania Prepares For Invasion, 1863." Pennsylvania History 31, no. 2 (1964): 157-175. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Wise, Jennings Cropper. The Military History of the Virginia Military Institute from 1839 to 1865. Lynchburg, VA: J. P. Bell Company, Inc., 1915. Book Secondary 1915
Ash, Stephen V. Secessionists and Other Scoundrels: Selections from Parson Brownlow’s Book. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. Book Primary 1999
Ryan, Joseph E. "Prelude to Seneca Falls: An Analysis of Elizabeth Cady Stanton Prior to the Convention." New England Journal of History 52, no. 1 (1995): 21-27. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Findley, Paul. A. Lincoln: The Crucible of Congress. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1979. Book Secondary 1979
Bridner, Elwood L., Jr. "The Fugitive Slaves of Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 66, no. 1 (1971): 33-50. Journal Article Secondary 1971
Perrin, Pat. The Underground Railroad: Life on the Road to Freedom. Perspectives on History Series. 2nd ed. Carlisle, MA: Discovery Enterprises, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
Lincoln, Abraham. Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. The Library of America, Vol. 45. Edited by Don Edward Fehrenbacher. New York: Literary Classics of the United States/Viking Press, 1989. Book Primary 1989
Smith, Charles W. Roger B. Taney: Jacksonian Jurist. Da Capo Press Reprints in American Constitutional and Legal History. New York: Da Capo Press, 1973. Book Secondary 1973
Fields, Kevin M. “A Tragic but Innocent Character: The Buchanan Presidency Reconsidered.” Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society 104, no. 4 (2002): 196-207. Journal Article Secondary 2002
Zarefsky, David. Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery: In the Crucible of Public Debate. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990. Book Secondary 1990
Smith, Justin H. The War with Mexico. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1919. Book Secondary 1919
Steiner, Bernard Christian. Life of Roger Brooke Taney, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Westport, CT: Greedwood Press, 1970. Book Secondary 1970
Miller, Bradford. Returning to Seneca Falls: The First Woman's Rights Convention & Its Meaning for Men & Women Today. Hudson, NY: Lindisfarne Press, 1995. Book Secondary 1995
Brod, Raymond. " ‘All Prairiedom has Broken Loose.’ " Chicago History 25, no. 1 (1996): 58-72. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Kleber, Louis C. "Dred Scott Decision, 1857." History Today 22, no. 12 (1972): 873-878. Journal Article Secondary 1972
Perry, Thelma D. "Race-Conscious Aspects of the John Brown Affair." Negro History Bulletin 37, no. 6 (1974): 312-317. Journal Article Secondary 1974
Boman, Dennis K. Lincoln's Resolute Unionist : Hamilton Gamble, Dred Scott Dissenter and Missouri's Civil War Governor. Southern Biography Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana University Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Smith, Ralph A. "The ‘King of New Mexico’ and the Doniphan Expedition." New Mexico Historical Review 38, no. 1 (1963): 29-55. Journal Article Secondary 1963
Swisher, Carl Brent. Roger B. Taney. Hamden: Archon Books, 1961. Book Secondary 1961
Wentworth, John. Congressional Reminiscences. Chicago: Fergus Printing Co., 1882. Book Primary 1882
Peters, Norman R. "Dovetailing Ihrig Family Legend and Fact: The Story of Great, Great Grandfather and the Underground Railroad." Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society 106, no. 1 (2004): 2-11. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Lincoln, Abraham, and Stephen Arnold Douglas. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858.  Edited by Robert Walter Johannsen. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. Book Primary 1965
Copeland, David A. The Antebellum Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1820 to 1860. Debating Historical Issues in the Media of the Time. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003. Book Primary 2003
Smith, Robert P., Jr. "Impossible Campaign Attempted." Military History 10, no. 1 (1993): 34-41, 92-96. Journal Article Secondary 1993
Taylor, John B. "Hail to the Chief: A Bibliographical Essay on Six Chief Justices of the United States." Journal of Supreme Court History 1 (1998): 133-165. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Horton, R. G. B. The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan: Late Minister to England and Formerly Minister to Russia: Senator and Representative in Congress, and Secretary of State: Including the Most Important of his State Papers. New York: Derby & Jackson; H.W. Derby & Co., 1856. Book Secondary 1856
White, G. Edward. The American Judicial Tradition: Profiles of Leading American Judges. New York: University of Oxford Press, 1988. Book Secondary 1988
Dempsey, Terrell. Searching for Jim: Slavery in Sam Clemens's World. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Siebert, Wilbur Henry. "The Underground Railroad for the Liberation of Fugitive Slaves." Annual Report of the American Historical Association 16 (1896): 393-402. Journal Article Secondary 1896
Penney, Sherry H., and James D. Livingston. "Expectant at Seneca Falls." New York History 84, no. 1 (2003): 32-49. Journal Article Secondary 2003
Jones, Stanley L. “John Wentworth and Anti-Slavery in Chicago to 1856.” Mid-America 36 (July 1954): 147-160. Journal Article Secondary 1954
Lowe, Richard. Walker’s Texas Division C.S.A.: Greyhounds of the Trans-Mississippi. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Bromwich, David. "A Republic Divided." Daedalus 135, no. 2 (Spring 2006): 5-10. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Spell, Lota M. "The Anglo-Saxon Press in Mexico, 1846-1848." American Historical Review 38, no. 1 (1932): 20-31. Journal Article Secondary 1932
Hoyt, Edwin Palmer. James Buchanan. Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1966. Book Secondary 1966
Wentworth, John. Early Chicago. Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1881. Book Primary 1881
Penn, Irvine Garland. The Afro-American Press and Its Editors. Springfield, MA: Willey & co., 1891. Book Secondary 1891
Forbes, David R. A True Story of the Christiana Riot. Quarryville, PA: Sun Printing House, 1898.
Book Secondary 1898
Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln: His Words and His World. Edited by Robert L. Polley. Waukesha, WI:  Country Beautiful Foundation for Hawthorn Books, 1965. Book Primary 1965
Spurlin, Charles. "Texas Volunteers in the Monterrey Campaign (Part I)." Military History of Texas and the Southwest 16, no. 1 (1980): 5-22. Journal Article Secondary 1980
Catton, Bruce. "Black Pawn on a Field of Peril." American Heritage 15, no. 1 (1963): 66-71. Journal Article Secondary 1963
Hunt, Gaillard. “Narrative and Letter of William Henry Trescot, Concerning the Negotiations between South Carolina and President Buchanan in December, 1860.” American Historical Review 13, no. 3 (April 1908): 528-556. Journal Article Secondary 1908
Sheridan, Philip Henry. Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army. 2 vols. New York: C. L. Webster & Co., 1888. Book Primary 1888
Brooks, Elaine. "Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society." Journal of Negro History 30 (July 1945): 311-330. Journal Article Secondary 1945
Forbes, Ella. "'By My Own Right Arm': Redemptive Violence and the 1851 Christiana, Pennsylvania Resistance." Journal of Negro History 83, no. 3 (1998): 159-167. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Kneebone, John T. "A Break Down on the Underground Railroad: Captain B. and the Capture of the Keziah, 1858." Virginia Cavalcade 48, no. 2 (1999): 74-83. Journal Article Secondary 1999
Cashion, Robert Tyrus. "The Role of the Texas Rangers in the Mexican War." E.C.Barksdale Student Lectures 1987 10 (1988): 268-302. Journal Article Secondary 1988
Spurlin, Charles. "Texas Volunteers in the Monterrey Campaign (Part I)." Military History of Texas and the Southwest 16, no. 1 (1980): 5-22. Journal Article Secondary 1980
Christian, George Llewellyn. "Roger Brooke Taney." American Law Review 46 (January 1912): 1-23. Journal Article Secondary 1912
Jerome, C. Life of James Buchanan. Claremont, NH: Tracy, Kenney & Co., 1856. Book Primary 1856
Greenhow, Rose O'Neal. My Imprisonment and the First Year of Abolition Rule at Washington. London: Richard Bentley, 1863. Book Primary 1863
Di Nunzio, Mario R. "Lyman Trumbull, the States' Rights Issue, and the Liberal Republican Revolt." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 66, no. 4 (1973): 364-375. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Morris, Roy. Sheridan: The Life and Wars of General Phil Sheridan. New York: Crown, 1992. Book Secondary 1992
Forbes, Ella. "But We Have No Country: The 1851 Christiana, Pennsylvania, Resistance." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 123, no. 3 (1998): 248-250. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Conrad, Earl. Harriet Tubman. New York: Eriksson, 1969. Book Secondary 1969
Castenda, Carlos Eduardo. "Relations of General Scott with Santa Anna." The Hispanic American Historical Review 29 (November 1949): 455-473. Journal Article Secondary 1949
Spurlin, Charles. "Camp Life of Texas Volunteers in the Mexican War." Military History of Texas and the Southwest 15, no. 4 (1979): 37-44. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Davies, Ross E. "The Other Supreme Court." Journal of Supreme Court History 31, no. 3 (2006): 221-234. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Holt, Michael F. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Book Tertiary 1999
Johnson, Kenneth R., ed. “A Southern Student Describes the Inauguration of President James Buchanan.” Alabama Historical Quarterly 31, no. 3-4 (1969): 237-240. Journal Article Secondary 1969
Caldwell, Martha B. "When Horace Greeley Visited Kansas in 1859." Kansas Historical Quarterly 9 (May 1940): 116-138. Journal Article Secondary 1940
Hergesheimer, Joseph. Sheridan: A Military Narrative. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1931. Book Secondary 1931
Frisch, Michael. "American History and the Structures of Collective Memory: A Modest Exercise in Empirical Iconography." Journal of American History 75, no. 4 (1989): 1139. Journal Article Secondary 1989
Castel, Albert. "The Clerk Who Defied a President: Nicholas Trist's Treaty with Mexico." Virginia Cavalcade 34, no. 3 (1985): 136-143. Journal Article Secondary 1985
Spurlin, Charles. "Mobilization of the Texas Militia for the Mexican War." Military History of Texas and the Southwest 15, no. 3 (1979): 25-44. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Delaplaine, Edward S. "Lincoln After Taney's Death." Lincoln Herald 79, no. 4 (1977): 151-157. Journal Article Secondary 1977
Fee, John Gregg. Autobiography of John G. Fee: Berea, Kentucky. Chicago: National Christian Association, 1891. Book Primary 1891
Simon, John Y. "From Galena to Appomattox: Grant and Washburne." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 58, no. 2 (1965): 165-189. Journal Article Secondary 1965
Foner, Eric, ed. Our Lincoln: New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World. New York: W.W. Norton, 2008. Book Secondary 2008
Hietala, Thomas R. Manifest Design: American Exceptionalism and Empire Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1985. Book Secondary 1985
Brown, Charles Harvey. Agents of Manifest Destiny: The Lives and Times of the Filibusters. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980. Book Secondary 1980
Koch, Felix John. "Marking the Old ‘Abolition Holes’." Ohio Archæological and Historical Quarterly (1913): 308-318. Journal Article Secondary 1913
Castel, Albert. "Old Rough and Ready's Battle at Buena Vista." American History Illustrated 17, no. 6 (1982): 20-29. Journal Article Secondary 1982
Spurlin, Charles. "Camp Life of the Texas Volunteer in the Mexican War." Texana 12, no. 3 (1973): 248-263. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Delaplaine, Edward Schley . "Historic Shrine in Maryland: Taney Home at Frederick, Maryland." National Republic 22 (1934): 12-13. Journal Article Secondary 1934
Kauffman, Bill. "King: Queen and Tyrant?" The American Enterprise 14, no. 8 (2003): 50. Journal Article Secondary 2003
Kemble, Fanny. Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839. New York: Harper & Bros., 1863. Book Primary 1863
Becker, Helaine. John Brown. Triangle Histories. Woodbridge, CT: Blackbirch Press, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Boritt, Gabor, ed. The Lincoln Enigma: The Changing Faces of an American Icon. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Pierson, Michael D. Mutiny at Fort Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Book Secondary 2008
Brooks, Ulysses Robert. South Carolina Bench and Bar. Vol. 1. Columbia, SC: The State Company, 1908. Book Secondary 1908
Dorsey, Bruce. Reforming Men & Women: Gender in the Antebellum City Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002. Book Secondary 2002
Phillips, Adrienne Cole. "The Mississippi Press's Response to John Brown's Raid." Journal of Mississippi History 48, no. 2 (1986): 119-134. Journal Article Secondary 1986
Tanser, H. A. "Josiah Henson, the Moses of His People." Journal of Negro Education 12, no. 4 (Autumn 1943): 630-632. Journal Article Secondary 1943
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale. "Moses." Freedmen's Record, March, 1865. Newspaper Article Primary 1865
Castel, Albert. "Zachary Taylor." American History Illustrated 5, no. 3 (1970): 4-11, 43-48. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Stark, William C. "First Lieutenant Edmund Russell 4th United States Infantry 1847-1853." Periodical: Journal of America's Military Past 19, no. 1 (1992): 31-36. Journal Article Secondary 1992
Delaplaine, Edward Schley. "Chief Justice Roger B. Taney: His Career as a Lawyer." American Law Review 52 (1918): 535-570. Journal Article Secondary 1918
Kautz, Craig L. "Beneficial Politics: John Slidell and the Cuban Bill of 1859." Louisiana Studies 13, no. 2 (1974): 119-129. Journal Article Secondary 1974
Clinton, Catherine. Fanny Kemble's Civil Wars. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. Book Secondary 2000