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Summers, Mark Wahlgren. Rum, Romanism, & Rebellion: The Making of a President 1884. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Book Secondary 2000
Eisenhower, John S. D. So Far from God: The U.S. War with Mexico, 1846-1848. New York: Random House, 1989. Book Secondary 1989
Greenstone, J. David. "Political Culture and American Political Development: Liberty, Union, and the Liberal Bipolarity." Studies in American Political Development 1 (1986): 1-49. Journal Article Secondary 1986
Weaver, Richard M. "NR Reader: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates." National Review 42, no. 21 (November 5, 1990): 134. Journal Article Secondary 1990
Brown, Maxine F. The Role of Free Blacks in Indiana's Underground Railroad: The Case of Floyd, Harrison, and Washington Counties. Indianapolis: Indiana Deptartment of Natural Resources, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Herring, Patricia Roche. "Tucsonense Preclaro (Illustrious Tucsonan): General Jose C. Urrea, Romantic Idealist." Journal of Arizona History 34, no. 3 (1993): 307-320.
Journal Article Secondary 1993
Borchard, Gregory. "The New York Tribune At Harper's Ferry: 'Horace Greeley on Trial.'" American Journalism 20, no. 1 (2003): 13-31. Journal Article Secondary 2003
Adkison, Danny M. "Invoking the Framers: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates." White House Studies 5, no. 3 (2005): 401-410. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Stover, John F. Iron Road to the West: American Railroads in the 1850s. New York: Columbia University Press, 1978. Book Secondary 1978
Link, William A. Roots of Secession: Slavery and Politics in Antebellum Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Parker, William. "The Freedman's Story: In Two Parts." The Atlantic Monthly 17 (1866): 152-166; 276-295. Journal Article Primary 1866
Poll, Richard D. "A State Is Born." Utah Historical Quarterly 32, no. 1 (1964): 9-31. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Germany, Kent Barnett. "Patriotism and Protest: Louisiana and General Edmund Pendleton Gaines's Army of Mexican-American War Volunteers, 1845-1847." Louisiana History 37, no. 3 (1996): 325-335. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Coggan, Blanche. "The Underground Railroad in Michigan." Negro History Bulletin 27, no. 5 (1964): 122-126. Journal Article Secondary 1964
Hinckley, Ted C. "American Anti-Catholicism during the Mexican War." Pacific Historical Review 31, no. 2 (1962): 121-137. Journal Article Secondary 1962
Fuller, John D. P. "The Slavery Question and the Movement to Acquire Mexico, 1846-1848." Mississippi Valley Historical Review 21, no. 1 (June 1934): 31-48. Journal Article Secondary 1934
Anderson, James W. " ‘The Real Issue’: An Analysis of the Final Lincoln-Douglas Debate." Lincoln Herald 69, no. 1 (1967): 27-39. Journal Article Secondary 1967
Fishlow, Albert. American Railroads and the Transformation of the Antebellum Economy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1974. Book Secondary 1974
Prentis, H. W., Jr. “A Tribute to James Buchanan.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 55 (1951): 142-143. Journal Article Secondary 1951
Hollandsworth, James G. Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998. Book Secondary 1998
Gilbert, Thomas D. "The U.S. Military Occupation of El Paso Del Norte 1846-1847." Password 40, no. 3 (1995): 106-118. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Pease, Theodore Calvin, and James G. Randall, eds. The Diary of Orville Browning. 2 vols. Springfield: Trustees of the Illinois State Historical Library, 1925-1933. Book Primary 1925
Hanchett, William. Irish: Charles G. Halpine in Civil War America. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1970.
Book Secondary 1970
Mauro, Stephen. "Taney v. The Missouri Compromise." Civil War Times Illustrated 45, no. 2 (2006): 52. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Rogers, N.T. "Decatur County's Part in the Historic Underground Railway of Slavery Days." Greensburg Daily News, February, 1917. Newspaper Article Secondary 1917
Webster, Donovan, and Wayne Sorce. "Traveling the Long Road to Freedom, One Step at a Time." Smithsonian 27, no. 7 (October 1996): 48-61. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Hodgson, Godfrey. "Storm Over Mexico." History Today 55, no. 3 (March, 2005): 34-39. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Bridgman, Edward P. and M. M. Quaife. "Bleeding Kansas and the Pottawatomie Murders." Mississippi Valley Historical Review 6, no. 4 (1920): 556-560. Journal Article Secondary 1920
Gienapp, William E. Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America: A Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Book Secondary 2002
David R. Barbee and Milledge L. Bonham Jr. "The Montgomery Address of Stephen A. Douglas." Journal of Southern History 5 no. 4 (1939): 527-552. Journal Article Secondary 1939
Alvarez, Eugene. Travel on Southern Antebellum Railroads, 1828-1860. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1974. Book Secondary 1974
Marvel, William. Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. Book Secondary 2002
Owens, Robert L. “James Buchanan, Diplomat, International Statesman, President.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 32 (1928): 92-97. Journal Article Secondary 1928
Gilley, B. H. "Tennessee Whigs and the Mexican War." Tennessee Historical Quarterly 40, no. 1 (1981): 46-67. Journal Article Secondary 1981
Wiltse, Charles M. John C. Calhoun: Sectionalist, 1840-1850. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1951. Book Secondary 1951
Wilson, James Harrison. “Reminiscences of General Grant.” Century Magazine 30 (October 1885): 947-955.
Journal Article Primary 1885
Bateman, Newton. Abraham Lincoln: An Address. Galesburg, IL: Cadmus Club, 1899. Book Primary 1899
Cohen, Joel E. "The Dred Scott Decision: Background and Implications." Negro History Bulletin 26 (1963): 145-147, 155. Journal Article Secondary 1963
May, Robert E. "Reconsidering Antebellum U.S. Women's History: Gender, Filibustering, and America's Quest for Empire." American Quarterly 57, no. 4 (2005): 1155-1188. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Weiss, John. Life and Correspondence of Theodore Parker: Minister of the Twenty-Eighth Congregational Society, Boston. New York: D. Appleton, 1864. Book Primary 1864
Hogan, Michael F. X. "The Irish Soldiers of Mexico." History Ireland 5, no. 4 (1997): 38-43. Journal Article Secondary 1997
Brown, John and Karl Gridley. "An 'Idea of Things in Kansas': John Brown's 1857 New England Speech." Kansas History 27, no. 1-2 (2004): 76-85. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Tripp, Bernell. "The Case of John Brown (1859): 'John Brown still lives'." In The Press on Trial: Crimes and Trials as Media Events, edited by Lloyd Chiasson Jr., 25-36. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997. Book Chapter Secondary 1997
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. Massachusetts In Mourning: A Sermon, Preached in Worcester, on Sunday, June 4, 1854. Boston: J. Munroe, 1854.
Book Primary 1854
Bonner, Mike. Stephen A. Douglas: Champion of the Union. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2002. Book Secondary 2002
Hahn, Steven. A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South, from Slavery to the Great Migration. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Marvel, William. A Place Called Appomattox. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Book Secondary 2000
Montgomery, Horace. “Georgia’s Howell Cobb Stumps for James Buchanan in 1856.” Pennsylvania History 29 (1962): 40-52. Journal Article Secondary 1962
Gilley, B. H. "'Polk's War' and the Louisiana Press." Louisiana History 20, no. 1 (1979): 5-24. Journal Article Secondary 1979
Parks, Joseph H. John Bell of Tennessee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1950. Book Secondary 1950
Rice, Allen Thorndike, ed. Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by Distinguished Men of His Time. New York: North American, 1886. Book Primary 1886
Wessen, Edward J. “Campaign Lives of Abraham Lincoln, 1860: An Annotated Bibliography.” Papers in Illinois History and Transactions for the Year 1937. Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1938. Book Secondary 1938
Cohen, Noam. "In Frederick Douglass Tribute, Slave Folklore and Fact Collide." New York Times, January 23, 2007. Other Tertiary 2007
May, Robert E. "The Domestic Consequences of American Imperialism: Filibustering and Howard Pyle's Pirates." American Studies 46, no. 3 (2005): 37-61. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Wellman, Judith. The Road to Seneca Falls: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the First Woman's Rights Convention. Women in American History. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Holland, Cecelia. "The Old Woman's Gun." MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 3, no. 4 (1991): 58-67. Journal Article Secondary 1991
Amar, Akhil Reed. America's Constitution: A Biography. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Brown, William Garrott. Stephen Arnold Douglas. New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1902. Book Secondary 1902
Foner, Eric . Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970 Book Secondary 1970
Lebsock, Suzanne. The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860. New York: Norton, 1984. Book Secondary 1984
Montgomery, Horace. "The Two Howell Cobbs: A Case of Mistaken Identity." Journal of Southern History 28, no. 3 (1962): 348-355. Journal Article Secondary 1962
McLynn, Frank. Stanley: The Making of an African Explorer. Chelsea, MI: Scarborough House, 1990. Book Secondary 1990
Bradley, Erwin. Simon Cameron, Lincoln’s Secretary of War: A Political Biography. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1966. Book Secondary 1966
Gleijeses, Piero. "A Brush with Mexico." Diplomatic History 29, no. 2 (2005): 223-254. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Parks, Joseph H. “John Bell and the Compromise of 1850.” Journal of Southern History 9 (August 1943): 328-356. Journal Article Secondary 1943
Cohen, Stan. John Brown: The Thundering Voice of Jehovah. Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., 1999. Book Secondary 1999
Guelzo, Allen C. "Houses Divided: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Political Landscape of 1858." Journal of American History 94, no. 2 (September 2007): 391-417. Journal Article Secondary 2007
Wellman, Judith. "Larry Gara's Liberty Line in Oswego County, New York, 1838-1854: A New Look at the Legend." Afro-Americans in New York Life and History 25, no. 1 (2001): 33-55. Journal Article Secondary 2001
Holt, Thaddeus. "Checkmate at Mexico City." MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 2, no. 3 (1990): 82-93. Journal Article Secondary 1990
Jay, William. A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Mexican War. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: U. Hunt & Co: 1849. Book Primary 1849
Gienapp, William E. The Origins of the Republican Party, 1852-1856. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Book Secondary 1987
Sears, Stephen W. Gettysburg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Ranck, James B. “The Attitude of James Buchanan towards Slavery.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 51 (1927): 126-142. Journal Article Secondary 1927
McLynn, Frank. Stanley: Sorcerer's Apprentice. London: Constable, 1991. Book Secondary 1991
Crippen, Lee Forbes. Simon Cameron, Ante-Bellum Years. Oxford: Mississippi Valley Press, 1942. Book Secondary 1942
Goetzman, William F. "Our First Foreign War." American Heritage 17, no. 4 (1966): 18-27, 85-99. Journal Article Secondary 1966
Magruder, Caleb Clarke, Jr. Thomas George Pratt, Governor of Maryland, 1845-1848; United States Senator, 1850-1857. Baltimore: Waverley Press, 1913. Book Secondary 1913
Griffiths, Julia, ed. Autographs for Freedom. Auburn: Alden, Beardsley & Co., 1854. Book Primary 1854
Cohn, Morris M. "Dred Scott Case in the Light of Later Events." American Law Review 46 (July 1912): 548-557. Journal Article Secondary 1912
Clinton, Catherine. Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
Hospodor, Gregory S. " ‘Bound by all the Ties of Honor’: Southern Honor, the Mississippians, and the Mexican War." Journal of Mississippi History 61, no. 1 (1999): 1-28. Journal Article Secondary 1999
Janney, Rebecca Price. Harriet Tubman. Women of Faith. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
Hamilton, Virginia. Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1988. Book Secondary 1988
Burkhimer, Michael. "In Semi-Defense of the Revisionists." Lincoln Herald 106, no. 3 (2004): 116-121. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Berlin, Ira. Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Fellman, Michael. The Making of Robert E. Lee. New York: Random House, 2000. Book Secondary 2000
Bates, Samuel P. Martial Deeds of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: T. H. Davis and Company, 1876. Book Secondary 1876
Shapley, Rufus Edmonds. Solid for Mulhooly; a Political Satire. Philadelphia: Gebbie, 1889. Book Primary 1889
Libhart, Lemar Landon. "Simon Cameron's Political Exile as United States Minister to Russia." Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society 72, no. 4 (1968): 189-228. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Goetzmann, William H. "Confessions of a Rogue." MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 7, no. 2 (1995): 8-21. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Steiner, Bernard Christian. Life of Reverdy Johnson. 1914. Reprint, New York: Russell & Russell, 1970. Book Secondary 1970
Baker, H. Robert. The Rescue of Joshua Glover: A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the Coming of the Civil War. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Gunderson, Cory Gideon. The Dred Scott Decision. Edina, MN: ABDO & Daughters, 2004. Book Secondary 2004
May, Robert E. "Young American Males and Filibustering in the Age of Manifest Destiny: The United States Army as a Cultural Mirror." Journal of American History 78, no. 3 (1991): 857-886. Journal Article Secondary 1991
Fehrenbacher, Don Edward. Slavery, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. Book Secondary 1981
Houston, Donald E. "The Role of Artillery in the Mexican War." Journal of the West 11, no. 2 (1972): 273-284. Journal Article Secondary 1972
Chavis, John. "Freedom Via Detroit." Negro History Bulletin 26, no. 1 (1963): 30-49. Journal Article Secondary 1963
Petry, Ann Lane. Harriet Tubman, Conductor on the Underground Railroad. New York: Crowell, 1955. Book Secondary 1955
Baker, Jean H. "Mary Todd Lincoln: Civil War First Lady." White House Studies 2, no. 1 (2002): 73-82. Journal Article Secondary 2002
Burlingame, Michael. "Mucilating Douglas and Mutilating Lincoln: How Shorthand Reporters Covered the Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858." Lincoln Herald 96, no. 1 (1994): 18-23. Journal Article Secondary 1994