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O'Sullivan, John Louis. "Annexation." United States Democratic Review 17, no. 85-86 (1845): 5-10. Journal Article Primary 1845
Clifford, Dale. "Elihu Benjamin Washburne: An American Diplomat in Paris, 1870-71." Prologue 2, no. 3 (1970): 161-174. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Bynum, Victoria E. The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Crawford, Samuel Wylie. The Genesis of the Civil War: The Story of Sumter, 1860-1861. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1887.
Book Primary 1887
Phillips, Charles. "October 16, 1859: John Brown Raids Harpers Ferry." American History 40, no. 4 (2005): 16, 18, 72-73. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Drake, Frank C. "The Moses of Her People. Amazing Life Work of Harriet Tubman." New York Herald, September 22, 1907. Newspaper Article Secondary 1907
Stenberg, Richard R. "Failure of Polk's Mexican War Intrigue of 1845." Pacific Historical Review 4 (March 1935): 39-68. Journal Article Secondary 1935
Downey, Arthur T. "The Conflict between the Chief Justice and the Chief Executive: Ex Parte Merryman." Journal of Supreme Court History 31, no. 3 (2006): 262-278. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Furnas, J. C. Fanny Kemble: Leading Lady of the Nineteenth-Century Stage: A Biography. New York: Dial Press, 1982. Book Secondary 1982
Peck, Jesse Truesdell. The True Woman: or, Life and Happiness at Home and Abroad. New York: Carlton & Lanahan, 1857. Book Primary 1857
Glaser, Jason, A. Milgrom, Bill Anderson, and Charles Barnett. John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2006 Book Secondary 2006
Greeley, Horace. Recollections of a Busy Life. New York: J. B. Ford & Co., 1869.
Book Primary 1869
Woodworth, Steven E. Sherman. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Book Secondary 2009
Phillips, Wendell. Shall Women Have the Right to Vote? Address by Wendell Phillips at Worcester, Mass, 1851. Philadelphia: Equal Franchise Society of Philadelphia, 1910. Book Primary 1910
Blight, David W. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Stephenson, Nathaniel W. Texas and the Mexican War: A Chronicle of the Winning of the Southwest. The Chronicles of America Series, Vol. 24. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1921. Book Secondary 1921
Estes, William Lee. "Roger B. Taney." American Law Review 59 (1925): 783-798. Journal Article Secondary 1925
King, Horatio Collins. Turning on the Light: A Dispassionate Survey of President Buchanan's Sdministration, from 1860 to its Close, Including a Biographical Sketch of the Author, Eight Letters from Mr. Buchanan Never Before Published, and Numerous Miscellaneous Articles. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1895. Book Primary 1895
Gienapp, William E. "Crime Against Sumner: The Caning of Charles Sumner and the Rise of the Republican Party." Civil War History 25, no. 3 (1979): 218-245. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Turner, Mary M. Forgotten Leading Ladies of the American Theatre: Lives of Eight Female Players, Playwrights, Directors, Managers, and Activists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and early Twentieth Centuries. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1990. Book Secondary 1990
Kruman, Marc. "Thomas L. Clingman and the Whig Party: A Reconsideration." North Carolina Historical Review 64, no. 1 (January 1987): 1-18. Journal Article Secondary 1987
Nolan, Jeannette Covert.  John Brown. New York: J. Messner, 1968. Book Secondary 1968
Jones, Elias. History of Dorchester County, Maryland. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1902. Book Secondary 1902
Forster, Henry A. "Did the Decision in the Dred Scott Case Lead to the Civil War?" American Law Review 52 (November 1918): 875-884. Journal Article Secondary 1918
Krug, Mark M. "Lyman Trumbull and the Real Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 57, no. 4 (1964): 380-396. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Golden, Renny, and Michael McConnell. Sanctuary: The New Underground Railroad. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1986. Book Secondary 1986
Fields, Barbara Jeanne. Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the Nineteenth Century. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1985. Book Secondary 1985
Stevens, Peter F. "The Proving Ground." American History Illustrated 23, no. 3 (1988): 38-44. Journal Article Secondary 1988
Frankfurter, Felix. "Taney and the Commerce Clause." Harvard Law Review 49 (1936): 1286-1302. Journal Article Secondary 1936
Klein, Frederic S. “James Buchanan: Man on a Tightrope.” American History Illustrated 1, no. 2 (1966): 13-24. Journal Article Secondary 1966
How, Samuel Blanchard. Slaveholding Not Sinful: Slavery, the Punishment of Man's Sin, its Remedy, the Gospel of Christ. New Brunswick, NJ: J. Terhune's Press, 1856. Book Primary 1856
Sampson, Robert Dean. "'Under the Banner of the Democratic Principle': John Louis O'Sullivan, the Democracy, and the Democratic Review." PhD diss., University of Illinois, 1995. Thesis Secondary 1995
Potter, Robert R. John Brown: Militant Abolitionist. American Troublemakers. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1995. Book Secondary 1995
Roske, Ralph J. His Own Counsel: The Life and Times of Lyman Trumbull. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1979. Book Secondary 1979
Tate, Gayle T. "Free Black Resistance in the Antebellum Era, 1830 to 1860." Journal of Black Studies 28, no. 6 (July 1998): 764-782. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Greenwood, Barbara, and Heather Collins. The Last Safe House: A Story of the Underground Railroad. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1998. Book Secondary 1998
Berlin, Ira. Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Antebellum South. New York: Pantheon Books, 1974. Book Secondary 1974
Stevenson, James A. "Lincoln and the Issue of Making War." Lincoln Herald 107, no. 2 (2005): 56-61. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Garrison, W. E. "Chief Justice in Politics." The Christian Century 53 (1936): 145-146.
Journal Article Secondary 1936
Klein, Philip Shriver. “Patriotic Myths and Political Realities: Buchanan and the Origins of the Civil War.” Lock Haven Review 15 (1974): 65-78. Journal Article Secondary 1974
Wyatt-Brown, Bertram. Honor and Violence in the Old South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Book Secondary 1986
Howard, Benjamin Chew. Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F. A. Sanford. Washington, DC: Cornelius Wendell, 1857. Book Primary 1857
Buenger, Walter L. Secession and the Union in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1984. Book Secondary 1984
O'Sullivan, John Louis. A Report in Favor of the Abolition of Punishment of Death by Law. New York: J. & H. G. Langley, 1841. Book Primary 1841
Jeffrey, Thomas. "Thunder From the Mountains: Thomas Lanier Clingman and the End of Whig Supremacy in North Carolina." North Carolina Historical Review 56 (October 1979): 366-395. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Myers, John L. Henry Wilson and the Coming of the Civil War. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Austin, J. Luke, ed. General John Bratton: Sumter to Appomattox, in Letters to His Wife. Sewanee, TN: Proctor’s Hall Press, 2003. Book Primary 2003
Stamper, James C. “Felix K. Zollicoffer: Tennessee Editor and Politician.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 28 (Winter 1969): 356-376. Journal Article Secondary 1969
DiNunzio, Mario R. “Lyman Trumbull and the Making of a President, 1860.” Lincoln Herald 75, no. 1 (1972): 11-17. Journal Article Secondary 1972
Savage, Edward H. Police Records and Recollections, or Boston by Daylight and Gaslight. Boston: John P. Dale and Co., 1873. Book Primary 1873
Kyff, Robert S. "Opinions on Current Reading: The Great Emancipator Held some Racist Views." Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (June 30, 1996): 108. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Griffler, Keith P. Front Line of Freedom: African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Stinson, Byron. "They Went Over to the Enemy." American History Illustrated 3, no. 5 (1968): 30-36. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Gatell, Frank Otto. "Roger B. Taney, the Bank of Maryland Rioters, and a Whiff of Grapeshot." Maryland Historical Magazine 59, no. 3 (1964): 262-267. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Wyatt-Brown, Bertram. Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery. Cleveland, OH: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1969. Book Secondary 1969
Clinton, Catherine, ed. Fanny Kemble's Journals. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. Book Primary 2000
O'Sullivan, John Louis. Union, Disunion, and Reunion: A Letter to General Franklin Pierce. London: R. Bentley, 1862. Book Primary 1862
Jeffrey, Thomas E. “An Unclean Vessel: Thomas Lanier Clingman and the ’Railroad Ring.’” North Carolina Historical Review 74 (October 1997): 389-431. Journal Article Secondary 1997
Abbott, Richard H. Cobbler in Congress: The Life of Henry Wilson, 1812-1875. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1972. Book Secondary 1972
Brooks, Ulysses R. Butler and His Cavalry in the War of Secession, 1861-1864. Columbia: State Co., 1909. Book Secondary 1909
Di Nunzio, Mario R. “Ideology and Party Loyalty: The Political Conversion of Lyman Trumbull.” Lincoln Herald 79, no. 3 (1979): 95-103. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Cullom, Shelby Moore. Fifty Years of Public Service: Personal Recollections of Shelby M. Cullom, Senior United States Senator from Illinois. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1911. Book Primary 1911
Chance, Joseph E. "South of the Border." American History 31 (1996): 48-55. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Stokes, G. P. "Naked Sword in Hand." Military History 8, no. 2 (1991): 44-49. Journal Article Secondary 1991
Halbert, Sherrill . "The Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus by President Lincoln." American Journal of Legal History 2, no. 2 (1958): 95-116. Journal Article Secondary 1958
Klein, Philip Shriver . President James Buchanan: A Biography. Newtown, CT: American Political Biography Press, 1995. Book Secondary 1995
Mayer, Henry. All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. Book Secondary 1998
Sanborn, Franklin Benjamin. "Comment by a Radical Abolitionist." Century Magazine 26 (1883): 411-415. Journal Article Primary 1883
Dresser, Horace. "Slavery and the Slave Trade." United States Democratic Review 43, no. 2 (1859): 304-349. Journal Article Primary 1859
Cole, Phyllis. "Stanton, Fuller, and the Grammar of Romanticism." New England Quarterly 73, no. 4 (December 2000): 533-559. Journal Article Secondary 2000
Wilson, Henry. Military Measures of the United States Congress, 1861-1865. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1866. Book Primary 1866
Wurthman, Leonard B., Jr. “Frank Blair: Lincoln’s Congressional Spokesman.” Missouri Historical Review 64 (April 1970): 263-288. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Woodard, David E. “Abraham Lincoln, Duff Green, and the Mysterious Trumbull Letter.” Civil War History 42, no. 3 (1996): 211-219. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Charnley, Jeffrey G. " ‘Swords into Plowshares’: A Hope Unfilled: Michigan Opposition to the Mexican War, 1846-1848." Old Northwest 8, no. 3 (1982): 199-222. Journal Article Secondary 1982
Stonesifer, Roy P., Jr. "Gideon J. Pillow: A Study in Egotism." Tennessee Historical Quarterly 25, no. 4 (1966): 340-350. Journal Article Secondary 1966
Klein, Philip Shriver. President James Buchanan. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1987. Book Secondary 1987
Boteler, Alexander. "Recollections of the John Brown Raid by a Virginian Who Witnessed the Fight." Century Magazine 26 (1883): 399-411. Journal Article Primary 1883
Boylan, Anne M. "Women and Politics in the Era before Seneca Falls." Journal of the Early Republic 10, no. 3 (1990): 363-382. Journal Article Secondary 1990
McKay, Ernest A. Henry Wilson: Practical Radical: A Portrait of a Politician. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1971. Book Primary 1971
Phillips, Christopher. “The Radical Crusade: Blair, Lyon, and the Advent of the Civil War in Missouri.” Gateway Heritage 10 (Spring 1990): 22-43. Journal Article Secondary 1990
Pirtle, Carol. "A Flight to Freedom: A True Story of the Underground Railroad in Illinois." Ohio Valley History 3 (2003): 3-16. Journal Article Secondary 2003
Taylor, John Charles Randolph. "Virginia Know Nothings: Whigs in Search of a National Party." Masters Thesis, University of Virginia, 1974. Thesis Secondary 1974
Streeby, Shelley. "American Sensations: Empire, Amnesia, and the US-Mexican War." American Literary History 13, no. 1 (2001): 1-40. Journal Article Secondary 2001
Johnson, Monroe. "Roger B. Taney: A Reappraisal." United States Law Review 66 (1932): 487-496. Journal Article Secondary 1932
Klein, Philip Shriver. “Bachelor Father: James Buchanan as a Family Man.” Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine 50, no. 3 (1967): 199-214. Journal Article Secondary 1967
Longacre, Edward G. "Fortune's Fool." Civil War Times Illustrated 18, no. 2 (1979): 20-31. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Smith, Elbert B. Magnificent Missourian: Thomas Hart Benton. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1957. Book Secondary 1957
Moore, Rayburn S. "John Brown's Raid at Harper's Ferry: An Eyewitness Account by Charles White." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 67, no. 4 (1959): 387-395. Journal Article Primary 1959
Brown, Ira V. "The Woman's Rights Movement in Pennsylvania, 1848-1873." Pennsylvania History 32, no. 2 (1965): 153-165. Journal Article Secondary 1965
Margolies, Daniel S. Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Chinn, Sarah E. " ‘No Heart for Human Pity’: The U.S.-Mexican War, Depersonalization, and Power in E. D. E. N. Southworth and Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton." Prospects 30 (2005): 339-362. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Langran, Robert W. "Separate and Opposed. Part 1: Presidents Versus the Courts." Supreme Court Historical Society Yearbook (1977): 70-78. Journal Article Secondary 1977
Klein, Philip Shriver. “The Lost Love of a Bachelor President.” American Heritage 7, no. 1 (December 1955): 20-21, 112-114. Journal Article Secondary 1955
Altshuler, Constance Wynn. "Men and Brothers." Journal of Arizona History 19, no. 3 (1978): 315-322. Journal Article Secondary 1978
Chapman, Mary, and Angela Mills. "Eighty Years and More: Looking Back at the Nineteenth Amendment." Canadian Review of American Studies 36, no. 1 (2006): 1-15. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Wall, Joseph Frazier. Henry Watterson, Reconstructed Rebel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. Book Secondary 1956
Gamble, Douglas A. “Joshua Giddings and the Ohio Abolitionists: A Study in Radical Politics.” Ohio History 88 (Winter 1979): 37-56. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Churchill, Charles B. "Benjamin Davis Wilson: Man in the Middle." Californians 10, no. 3 (1992): 30-35. Journal Article Secondary 1992
Sullivan, Wilson. "The Mexican War and Vietnam." Mankind 1, no. 7 (1968): 7-9. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Malone, Christopher. "Rethinking the End of Black Voting Rights in Antebellum Pennsylvania: Racial Ascriptivism, Partisanship and Political Development in the Keystone State." Pennsylvania History 72, no. 4 (Autumn 2005): 466-504. Journal Article Secondary 2005