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Brandt, Nat. The Town that Started the Civil War. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1990. Book Secondary 1990
Mangum, Neil C. "The Battle of Brazito: Reappraising a Lost and Forgotten Episode in the Mexican-American War." New Mexico Historical Review 72, no. 3 (1997): 217-228. Journal Article Secondary 1997
Isenberg, Andrew C. "The Market Revolution in the Borderlands: George Champlin Sibley in Missouri and New Mexico, 1808-1826." Journal of the Early Republic 21, no. 3 (2001): 445-465. Journal Article Secondary 2001
Johnson, Michael P. Toward a Patriarchal Republic: The Secession of Georgia. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1977. Book Secondary 1977
Callaghan, James. "The San Patricios." American Heritage 46, no. 7 (1995): 68-70, 73-81. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Campbell, Randolph B., and Richard G. Lowe. Wealth and Power in Antebellum Texas. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1977. Book Secondary 1977
Curtis, John Trevor. The Public Schools of Philadelphia: Historical, Biographical, and Statistical. Philadelphia: Burk & McFetridge Co., 1897.
Book Secondary 1897
Holzer, Harold. "Re-Creating the Great Debate." American History 29, no. 5 (November 1994): 68. Journal Article Secondary 1994
Miller, Ernest C. "John Brown's Ten Years in Northwestern Pennsylvania." Pennsylvania History 15, no. 1 (1948): 24-33. Journal Article Secondary 1948
Siebert, Wilbur H. "Light on the Underground Railroad." American Historical Review 1, no. 3 (April 1896): 455-463. Journal Article Secondary 1896

Buckmaster, Henrietta. Let My People Go: The Story of the Underground Railroad and the Growth of the Abolition Movement. Boston: Beacon Press, 1959.

Book Secondary 1959
Manning, Dan R. "The Mexican War Journal of John James Dix: A Texian." Military History of the West 23, no. 1 (1993): 46-74. Journal Article Secondary 1993
Larson, John Lauritz. "The Market Revolution in Early America: An Introduction." Magazine of History 19, no. 3 (2005): 4-7. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Long, Durwood. "Economics and Politics in the 1860 Presidential Election in Alabama." Alabama 27, no. 1-2 (1966): 43-58. Journal Article Secondary 1966
Flippin, Percy Scott. Herschel V. Johnson of Georgia, State Rights Unionist. Richmond: Deitz Printing Co., 1931. Book Secondary 1931
Cross, Coy F. Go West, Young Man!: Horace Greeley's Vision for America. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. Book Secondary 1995

Scharf, J. Thomas. The Chronicles of Baltimore. Baltimore: Turnbull Brothers, 1874.

Book Primary 1874
Campbell, Randolph B. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1983. Book Secondary 1983
Holzer, Harold. "Raid on Harpers Ferry." American History Illustrated 19, no. 1 (1984): 10-19. Journal Article Secondary 1984
May, Robert E. "Invisible Men: Blacks and the U.S. Army in the Mexican War." Historian 49, no. 4 (1987): 463-477. Journal Article Secondary 1987
Maddox, Robert Franklin. "The Presidential Election of 1860 in Western Virginia." West Virginia History 25, no. 3 (1964): 211-227. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Johnson, Herschel Vespasian. "From the Autobiography of Herschel V. Johnson, 1856-1867.” American Historical Review 30, no. 2 (January 1925): 311-336. Journal Article Primary 1925
Burrows, Edwin G. and Mike Wallace. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
Coon, Anne C. "The Bloomer Costume: Fashion Reform, Folly, and 'Intellectual Slavery.'" Rochester History 57, no. 3 (1995): 18-24. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Carey, Charles W., Jr. The Mexican War: "Mr. Polk's War." Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2002. Book Secondary 2002
Burlingame, Michael. Abraham Lincoln: The Observations of John G. Nicolay and John Hay. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007. Book Secondary 2007
Merk, Frederick. Slavery and the Annexation of Texas. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. Book Secondary 1972
McClure, Alexander Kelly. Abraham Lincoln and Men of War-Times: Some Personal Recollections of War and Politics During the Lincoln Administration. Philadelphia: The Times Publishing Company, 1892. Book Primary 1892
Acton, Richard. "The Story of Ann Raley: Mother of the Coppoc Boys." Palimpsest 72, no. 1 (1991): 20-33. Journal Article Secondary 1991
Hopkins, Vincent Charles. Dred Scott's Case. New York: Russell & Russell, 1967. Book Secondary 1967
Buckmaster, Henrietta. Flight to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad. New York: Crowell, 1958. Book Secondary 1958
McAfee, Ward. "A Reconsideration of the Origins of the Mexican-American War." Southern California Quarterly 62, no. 1 (1980): 49-65. Journal Article Secondary 1980
Luskey, Brian P. "Jumping Counters in White Collars: Manliness, Respectability, and Work in the Antebellum City." Journal of the Early Republic 26, no. 2 (Summer 2006): 173-219. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Sheeler, J. Reuben. "John Brown: A Century Later." Negro History Bulletin 24, no. 1 (1960): 7-10, 15. Journal Article Secondary 1960
Greeman, Elizabeth Dix. “Stephen A. Douglas and Herschel V. Johnson: Examples of National Men in the Sectional Crisis of 1860.” Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University, 1974. Thesis Secondary 1974
Carter, Alden R. The Mexican War: Manifest Destiny. A First Book. New York: F. Watts, 1992. Book Secondary 1992
Silverthorne, Elizabeth. Plantation Life in Texas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1986. Book Secondary 1986
Acton, Richard. "An Iowan's Death at Harpers Ferry." Palimpsest 70, no. 4 (1989): 186-197. Journal Article Secondary 1989
Siebert, Wilbur Henry. The Mysteries of Ohio's Underground Railroads. Columbus, OH: Long's College Book Co, 1951. Book Secondary 1951
Burke, Henry Robert and Dick Croy. The River Jordan: A True Story of the Underground Railroad. Marietta, OH: Watershed Books, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
McCaffrey, James M. "Santa Anna's Greatest Weapon: The Effect of Disease on the American Soldier during the Mexican War." Military History of the West 24, no. 2 (1994): 111-121. Journal Article Secondary 1994
Sinha, Manisha. " ‘His Truth is Marching On’: John Brown and the Fight for Racial Justice." Civil War History 52, no. 2 (2006): 161-169. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Mering, John V. "Allies Or Opponents? The Douglas Democrats and the Constitutional Unionists." Southern Studies 23, no. 4 (1984): 376-385. Journal Article Secondary 1984
Bernstein, Iver. The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance in American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. Book Secondary 1990
Hensel, William Uhler. The Christiana Riot and the Treason Trials of 1851: An Historical Sketch. Lancaster, PA: The New Era Printing Company, 1911. Book Secondary 1911
Carter, Ruth C. For Honor, Glory, and Union: The Mexican and Civil War Letters of Brig. Gen. William Haines Lytle. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
Worner, William Frederic. “James Buchanan.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 36 (1932): 59-83. Journal Article Secondary 1932
Barnes, Donna A. Farmers in Rebellion: The Rise and Fall of the Southern Farmers Alliance and Peoples Party in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1984. Book Secondary 1984
Leonard, John W., ed. Who’s Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men and Women of the United States, 1899-1900. Chicago: A. N. Marquis & Co., 1899. Book Secondary 1899
Calarco, Tom. The Underground Railroad in the Adirondack Region. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Majewski, John. "Who Financed the Transportation Revolution? Regional Divergence and Internal Improvements in Antebellum Pennsylvania and Virginia." Journal of Economic History 56, no. 4 (December 1996): 763-788. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Story, Ronald. "Blacks, Brown, and Blood: The Hourglass Pattern." Reviews in American History 3, no. 2 (1975): 213-218. Journal Article Secondary 1975
Williams, Robert C. Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom. New York: New York University Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1853.
Book Primary 1853
Wooford, Frank B. Lewis Cass: The Last Jeffersonian. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1950. Book Secondary 1950
Worner, William Frederic. “James Buchanan.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 38 (1934): 103-144. Journal Article Secondary 1934
Barr, Alwyn. Black Texans: A History of Negroes in Texas, 1528-1971. Austin: Jenkins Pub. Co., 1973. Book Secondary 1973
Mitchell, Betty L. "Realities Not Shadows: Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, the Early Years." Civil War History 20, no. 2 (1974): 101-117. Journal Article Secondary 1974
Siebert, Wilbur Henry. Vermont's Anti-Slavery and Underground Railroad Record, with a Map and Illustrations. Columbus, OH: Spahr and Glenn Co., 1937. Book Secondary 1937
Chadwick, Bruce. Traveling the Underground Railroad : A Visitor's Guide to More than 300 Sites. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Pub. Group, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
McCaffrey, James M. "America's First D-Day: The Veracruz Landing of 1847." Transcribed by George Sanders.  Military History of the West 25, no. 1 (1995): 51-68. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Matson, Cathy D. "Capitalizing Hope: Economic Thought and the Early National Economy." Journal of the Early Republic 16, no. 2 (Summer 1996): 273-291. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Shackel, Paul A. "Heyward Shepherd: The Faithful Slave Memorial." Historical Archaeology 37, no. 3 (2003): 138-148. Journal Article Secondary 2003
Sauers, Richard Allen. Gettysburg: The Meade-Sickles Controversy. Washington, DC: Brassey's, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Castel, Albert. " ‘And Shed American Blood upon American Soil’: A Look at how the Mexican War Came About." American History Illustrated 3, no. 3 (1968): 36-43. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Young, William T. Sketch of the Life and Public Services of General Lewis Cass. Detroit: Markham Elwood, 1852. Book Primary 1852
Worner, William Frederic. “Location of James Buchanan’s Law Office.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 34 (1930): 18. Journal Article Secondary 1930
Faust, Drew Gilpin, ed. The Ideology of Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Antebellum South, 1830-1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981. Book Secondary 1981
Paul, James Laughery. Pennsylvania's Soldiers' Orphan Schools. Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1876.
Book Primary 1876
Allen, Austin. Origins of the Dred Scott Case: Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court, 1837-1857. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Mitchell, Betty L. "Massachusetts Reacts to John Brown's Raid." Civil War History 19, no. 1 (1973): 65-79. Journal Article Secondary 1973
McCall, John and T. J. Beitelman. "Daniel Cram's Sketches of the Mexican War." Alabama Heritage no. 56 (2000): 36-42. Journal Article Secondary 2000
Matson, Cathy D. "Women's Economies in North America before 1820: Special Forum Introduction." Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 4, no. 2 (Fall 2006): 271-290. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Stutler, Boyd B. "Abraham Lincoln and John Brown - A Parallel." Civil War History 8, no. 3 (1962): 290-299. Journal Article Secondary 1962
Milton, George Fort. "Stephen A. Douglas' Efforts for Peace." Journal of Southern History 1, no. 3 (1935): 261-275. Journal Article Secondary 1935
Hedrick, Joan D. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Book Secondary 1994
McWilliams, Carey. "One Hundred Years of 'The Nation.'" Journalism Quarterly 48, no. 2 (1965): 189-197. Journal Article Secondary 1965
Swanberg, W. A. Sickles the Incredible. New York: Scribner, 1956. Book Secondary 1956
Tremain, Henry Edwin. Last Hours of Sheridan’s Cavalry. New York: Bonnell, Silver & Bowers, 1904. Book Secondary 1904
Chalfant, William Y. Dangerous Passage: The Santa Fe Trail and the Mexican War. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. Book Secondary 1994
Worner, William Frederic. “Meeting Held in Lancaster to Nominate Buchanan for Vice-President of the United States.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 34 (1930): 209-213. Journal Article Secondary 1930
Evans, Samuel Lee. “Texas Agriculture, 1880-1930.” Ph.D. diss., University of Texas, 1960. Book Secondary 1960
Allen, Austin. "The Political Economy of Blackness: Citizenship, Corporations, and Race in Dred Scott." Civil War History 50, no. 3 (2004): 229-260. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Siebert, Wilbur Henry. "The Underground Railroad in Massachusetts." New England Quarterly 9, no. 3 (September 1936): 447-467. Journal Article Secondary 1936
McCornack, Richard Blaine. "The San Patricio Deserters in the Mexican War, 1847." Irish Sword 3, no. 13 (1958): 246-255. Journal Article Secondary 1958
Mensel, Robert E. " ‘A Diddle at Brobdingnag’: Confidence and Caveat Emptor During the Market Revolution." University of Memphis Law Review 38, no. 1 (Fall 2007): 97. Journal Article Secondary 2007
Stutler, Boyd B. "The Hanging of John Brown." American Heritage 6, no. 2 (1955): 4-9. Journal Article Secondary 1955
Milton, George Fort. The Eve of Conflict: Stephen A. Douglas and the Needless War. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1934. Book Secondary 1934
Chamberlain, Samuel E. My Confession. New York: Harper, 1956. Book Secondary 1956
Worner, William Frederic. “Public Dinner Declined by James Buchanan.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 34 (1930): 260-261. Journal Article Secondary 1930
Haley, James L. Passionate Nation the Epic History of Texas. New York: Free Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Egle, William Henry, ed. Andrew Gregg Curtin: His Life And Services. Philadelphia: Avil Printing Co., 1895. Book Primary 1895
Mitgang, Herbert. "1858 Debates: No Makeup, No Moderator." New York Times. October 8, 1992. Other Secondary 1992
McCrary, Royce C. "Georgia Politics and the Mexican War." Georgia Historical Quarterly 60, no. 3 (1976): 211-227. Journal Article Secondary 1976
Rainer, Joseph T. "The ‘Sharper’ Image: Yankee Peddlers, Southern Consumers, and the Market Revolution." Business and Economic History 26, no. 1 (1997): 27-44. Journal Article Secondary 1997
Thomas, Emory M. "'The Greatest Service I Rendered the State': J. E. B. Stuart's Account of the Capture of John Brown." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 94, no. 3 (1986): 345-357. Journal Article Secondary 1986
Montgomery, Horace. "A Georgia Precedent for the Freeport Question." Journal of Southern History 10, no. 2 (1944): 200-207. Journal Article Secondary 1944
Ford, Lacy K., Jr. Origins of Southern Radicalism: The South Carolina Upcountry, 1800-1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Book Secondary 1988
Henig, Gerald S. Henry Winter Davis: Antebellum and Civil War Congressman From Maryland. New York: Twayne, 1973. Book Secondary 1973
Chamberlin, Eugene Keith. "Nicholas Trist and Baja California." Pacific Historical Review 32 (February 1963): 49-63. Journal Article Secondary 1963