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Bordewich, Fergus M. Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad, America's First Civil Rights Movement. New York: Amistad, 2006.
Book Secondary Secondary 2006
Graham, Lorenz B. John Brown's Raid: A Picture History of the Attack on Harpers Ferry, Virginia. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1972. Book Secondary 1972
Kutler, Stanley I. The Dred Scott Decision: Law or Politics?. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. Book Secondary 1967
\Hanchett, William. "Americans and their First Foreign War." Reviews in American History 14, no. 1 (1986): 76-82. Journal Article Secondary 1986
Zimm, John. "On to Montezuma's Halls: The Story of Alexander Conze." Wisconsin Magazine of History 90, no. 3 (2007): 28-39. Journal Article Secondary 2007
Whiting, H. A. "Harriet and Her Caravans." Negro History Bulletin 19 (April 1956): 164. Journal Article Secondary 1956
Clinton, Catherine. "Wife Versus Widow: Clashing Perspectives on Mary Lincoln's Legacy." Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 28, no. 1 (2007): 1-19. Journal Article Secondary 2007
Boston Slave Riot and Trial of Anthony Burns. Boston: Fetridge, 1854.
Book Primary 1854
Fehrenbacher, Don Edward. Prelude to Greatness: Lincoln in the 1850's. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1962. Book Secondary 1962
Myerson, Joel. The Transcendentalists: A Review of Research and Criticism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Book Secondary 2000
Thornbrough, Emma Lou. Indiana in the Civil War era, 1850-1880. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Bureau, 1965. Book Secondary 1965
Belz, Herman. “Etheridge Conspiracy of 1863: A Projected Conservative Coup.” Journal of Southern History 36 (November 1970): 549-567. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Irelan, John Robert. History of the Life, Administration and Times of James Buchanan, Fifteenth President of the United States: Great Border Dissensions, and Beginning of the War for the Union, vol. 15, The Republic: Or, A History of the United States of America in the Administrations, from the Monarchic Colonial Days to the Present Times. Chicago: Fairbanks and Palmer, 1888. Book Secondary 1888
Malin, James C. "Plotting After Harpers Ferry: The William Handy Letters." Journal of Southern History 8, no. 1 (February 1942): 81-87. Journal Article Secondary 1942
Emerson, Jason. "The Madness of Mary Lincoln." American Heritage 57, no. 3 (2006): 56-63, 65. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Burns, Anthony and James Freeman Clarke. A Discourse on Christian Politics: Delivered in Williams Hall, Boston, On  Whitsunday, June 4, 1854. Boston: Crosby, Nichols & Co, 1854. Book Primary 1854
Guelzo, Allen C. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America . New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Buell, Lawrence. Literary Transcendentalism: Style and Vision in the American Renaissance. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1973. Book Secondary 1973
Taylor, David V. "John Quincy Adams: St. Paul Editor and Black Leader." Minnesota History 43, no. 8 (1973): 283-296. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Lightner, David L. Slavery and the Commerce Power. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
House, Albert V. "The Democratic State Central Committee of Indiana in 1880: A Case Study in Party Tactics and Finance." 58 (1962): 179-210. Journal Article Secondary 1962
Guasco, Suzanne Cooper. "The Deadly Influence of Negro Capitalists": Southern Yeomen and Resistance to the Expansion of Slavery in Illinois." Civil War History 47, no. 1 (2001): 7-29. Journal Article Secondary 2001
Maness, Lonnie E. “Emerson Etheridge and the Union.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 49 (Summer 1989): 97- 110. Journal Article Secondary 1989
Muscalus, John Anthony. Album of Types of Paintings and Portraits of Penn, Franklin and Buchanan on Paper Money. Bridgeport, PA: Historical Paper Money Research Institute, 1969. Book Secondary 1969
Clark, Margaret Goff. Freedom Crossing. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1980. Book Tertiary 1980
Schwartz, Thomas F. "Mary Todd's 1835 Visit to Springfield, Illinois." Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 26, no. 1 (2005): 42-45. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Guelzo, Allen C. Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates That Defined America. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. Book Secondary 2008
Buell, Lawrence. Emerson. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Lightner, David L. "Construction Labor on the Illinois Central Railroad." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 66, no. 3 (1973): 285-301. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Ryland, William James. Alexander Ramsey: A Study of a Frontier Politician and the Transition of Minnesota from a Territory to a State. Philadelphia: Harris & Partridge Co., 1941. Book Secondary 1941
O’Brien, Jeremiah. Overhauling the Message: Patriotism and Politics, Pensions and Postoffices: Cleveland and Buchanan Compared. Forestport: n.p., 1884. Book Secondary 1884
Wallance, Gregory J. "The Lawsuit that Started the Civil War." Civil War Times Illustrated 45 (March/April 2006): 46. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Harrison, Powell. "San Pasqual Reconsidered: An Unnecessary Battle." Californians 13, no. 1 (1996): 8-11, 14-21. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Bochin, Hal W. "Caleb B. Smith's Opposition to the Mexican War." Indiana Magazine of History 69, no. 2 (1973): 95-114. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Bach, Jennifer L. "Acts of Remembrance: Mary Todd Lincoln and Her Husband's Memory." Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 25, no. 2 (2004): 25-49. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Clarke, James Freeman. The Rendition of Anthony Burns its Causes and Consequences: A Discourse on Christian Politics. Boston: Crosby, Nichols & Co, 1854. Book Primary 1854
Holzer, Harold. Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that made Abraham Lincoln President. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Borst, Raymond R. Henry David Thoreau:  A Descriptive Bibliography. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1982. Book Secondary 1982
Lightner, David L. "Ten Million Acres for the Insane: The Forgotten Collaboration of Dorothea L. Dix and William H. Bissell." Illinois Historical Journal 89, no. 1 (1996): 17-34. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Haugland, John C. “Alexander Ramsey and the Birth of Party Politics in Minnesota.” Minnesota History 39 (Summer 1964): 37-48. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Barrett, Joseph H. Life of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, 1865. Book Primary 1865
Rice, Dan, and Joshua Peckham. Captain Dan Rice, the Nation’s Humorist, on Buchanan’s Cabinet, as Sung in Washington City, on the Occasion of the Inauguration. Salem, MA: Joshua Peckham, 1857. Book Primary 1857
Harstad, Peter T. and Richard W. Resh. "The Causes of the Mexican War: A Note on Changing Interpretations." Arizona and the West 6, no. 4 (1964): 289-302. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Collins, John R. "The Mexican War: A Study in Fragmentation." Journal of the West 11, no. 2 (1972): 225-234. Journal Article Secondary 1972
Neely, Mark E. The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. Book Secondary 1991
Williams, Max R. "Secretary William A. Graham, Naval Administrator, 1850-1852." North Carolina Historical Review 48, no. 1 (1971): 53-72. Journal Article Secondary 1971
King, Horatio. “Buchanan’s Loyalty.” Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 23 (December 1881): 289-297. Journal Article Primary 1881
Healy, David. James G. Blaine and Latin America. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Rossi, Ann. Created Equal: Women Campaign for the Right to Vote, 1840-1920. Crossroads America. Washington DC: National Geographic, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Haugland, John C. “Politics, Patronage, and Ramsey’s Rise to Power, 1861-63.” Minnesota History 37 (December 1961): 324-334. Journal Article Secondary 1961
Sears, Stephen W. George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. Book Secondary 1988
Smith, Elbert B. The Presidency of James Buchanan. American Presidency Series. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1975. Book Secondary 1975
Warnes, Kathy. "Across the Lakes to Liberty: The Liquid Underground Railroad." Inland Seas 56, no. 4 (2000): 284-293. Journal Article Secondary 2000
Haun, Cheryl. "The Whig Abolitionists' Attitude Toward the Mexican War." Journal of the West 11, no. 2 (1972): 260-272. Journal Article Secondary 1972
Currie, David P. The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Bayliss, John F. Black Slave Narratives. New York: Macmillan, 1970. Book Secondary 1970
Paludan, Phillip Shaw. The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1994. Book Secondary 1994
Cavell, Stanley. The Senses of Walden. New York: Viking Press, 1972. Book Secondary 1972
Swanberg, W. A. First Blood: The Story of Fort Sumter. New York: Scribner Press, 1957. Book Secondary 1957
King, Horatio. “James Buchanan.” The Galaxy: A Magazine of Entertaining Reading 10 (October 1870): 474-482. Journal Article Secondary 1870
Muzzey, David S. James G. Blaine: A Political Idol of Other Days. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1963. Book Secondary 1963
Crewe, Sabrina, and Dale Anderson. The Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention. Events that Shaped America. Milwaukee: G. Stevens, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Maihafer, Harry J. The General and the Journalists: Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, and Charles Dana. Washington: Brassey’s, 1998. Book Secondary 1998
Venezia, Mike. James Buchanan: Fifteenth President, 1857-1861. New York: Children's Press, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Goodwin, Doris Kearns. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Robinson, Harriet H. Massachusetts in the Woman's Suffrage Movement: A General, Political, Legal and Legislative History from 1774, to 1881.  2nd ed. Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers, 1883. Book Primary 1883
Heidler, David S. and Jeanne T. Heidler. The Mexican War. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Bell, Fraser. "God's Terrible Avenger: John Brown and Liberty." Queen's Quarterly 112, no. 3 (2005): 340-350. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Pinsker, Matthew. Lincoln's Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers' Home. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Fehrenbacher, Don E. "The Making of a Myth: Lincoln and the Vice-Presidential Nomination in 1864." Civil War History 41, no. 4 (1994): 273-290. Journal Article Secondary 1994
King, Horatio. “President Buchanan.” Magazine of American History 14 (July 1885): 98-100. Journal Article Secondary 1885
Marcus, Robert D. Grand Old Party: Political Structure in the Gilded Age, 1880-1896. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. Book Secondary 1971
De Voto, Bernard Augustine. The Year of Decision, 1846. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1943. Book Secondary 1943
Stoddard, Henry Luther. Horace Greeley: Printer, Editor, Crusader. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1946. Book Secondary 1946
West, Lucy Fisher. Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the James Buchanan Papers. Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1974. Book Tertiary 1974
Coffin, Addison. Life and Travels of Addison Coffin. Cleveland, OH: W.G. Hubbard, 1897. Book Primary 1897
Washburn, Israel. Kansas and the Lecompton Constitution. Washington, DC: Buell & Blanchard, 1858. Book Primary 1858
Henderson, Timothy J. A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and its War with the United States. New York: Hill and Wang, 2007. Book Secondary 2007
Benét, Stephen Vincent. John Brown's Body. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. Book Secondary 1968
Fehrenbacher, Don E. "Lincoln's Wartime Leadership: The First Hundred Days." Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 9 (1987): 1-18. Journal Article Secondary 1987
King, Horatio. "President Buchanan Vindicated." Magazine of American History 9 (1883): 345-364. Journal Article Secondary 1883
Rolde, Neil. Continental Liar From the State of Maine: James G. Blaine. Gardiner, ME: Tilbury House Publishers, 2007. Book Secondary 2007
Delay, Brian. "Independent Indians and the U.S.-Mexican War." American Historical Review 112, no. 1 (2007): 35-68. Journal Article Secondary 2007
Hale, William Harlan. Horace Greeley: Voice of the People. New York: Collier Books, 1950. Book Secondary 1950
West, Lucy Fisher, ed. James Buchanan Papers at Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1974. Book Primary 1974
Coffin, Levi. Reminiscences of Levi Coffin. The American Negro, His History and Literature. 2nd ed. Cincinnati, OH: Robert Clarke & Co., 1880. Book Primary 1880
Watts, Ralph M. "History of the Underground Railroad in Mechanicsburg." Ohio Archæological and Historical Quarterly 43 (1934): 209-254. Journal Article Secondary 1934
Henry, Robert Selph. The Story of the Mexican War. American Classics. New York: F. Ungar Pub. Co., 1961. Book Secondary 1961
Finkelman, Paul. "What Did The Dred Scott Case Really Decide?" Reviews in American History 7, no. 3 (1979): 369-374. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Poll, Richard D., and Ralph W. Hansen. “‘Buchanan’s Blunder’: The Utah War, 1857-1858.” Military Affairs 25, no. 3 (1961): 121-131. Journal Article Secondary 1961
Tyler, Alice Felt. The Foreign Policy of James G. Blaine. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1965. Book Secondary 1965
Dillon, Merton L. "Polk, Expansionism, and Morality." Reviews in American History 2, no. 3 (1974): 389-394. Journal Article Secondary 1974
Zabel, Darcy. The (Underground) Railroad in African American Literature. African American Literature and Culture. Vol. 6. New York: P. Lang, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Henry, Robert Selph. The Story of the Mexican War. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1950.
Book Secondary 1950
Foner, Eric. "The Wilmot Proviso Revisited." Journal of American History 56, no. 2 (1969): 262-279. Journal Article Secondary 1969
Blight, David W. "John Brown: Triumphant Failure." American Prospect 11 (March 2000): 44-45. Journal Article Secondary 2000
Winkle, Kenneth J. The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln. Dallas: Taylor Trade Pub., 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Ward, James F. "A New Look at Antebellum Southern Railroad Development." Journal of Southern History 39, no. 3 (1973): 409-420. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Graber, Mark A. Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Poll, Richard D. "The Political Reconstruction of Utah Territory, 1866-1890." Pacific Historical Review 27, no. 2 (1958): 111-126. Journal Article Secondary 1958