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Blue, Rose, and Corinne J. Naden. Dred Scott: Person or Property?. Tarrytown, NY: Benchmark Books, 2005. Book Secondary 2005
Kamma, Anne, and Pamela Johnson. If You Lived When Women Won their Rights. New York: Scholastic, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Rodriguez, Diaz, and Maria del Rosario. "Mexico's Vision of Manifest Destiny During the 1847 War." Journal of Popular Culture 35, no. 2 (2001): 41-50. Journal Article Secondary 2001
"Conway Family." William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine 12 (1904): 264-267. Journal Article Secondary 1904
Auchampaugh, Philip Gerald. James Buchanan and His Cabinet on the Eve of Secession. Lancaster, PA: Privately printed, 1926. Book Secondary 1926
Cox, LaWanda C. Fenlason. Lincoln and Black Freedom: A Study in Presidential Leadership. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1981. Book Secondary 1981
Harris, William C. William Woods Holden: Firebrand of North Carolina Politics. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987. Book Secondary 1987
Garraty, John A. and Robart A. McCaughey, eds. The American Nation: A History of the United States. New York: Harper & Row, 1998. Book Secondary 1998
Weeks, Jim. Gettysburg: Memory, Market, and an American Shrine. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Book Secondary 2003
Evans, Melvern, Jr. "The Hotel by the Railroad: Christiana's Finest." Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society 89 (1985): 53-62. Journal Article Secondary 1985
Kang, Nancy. "'As if I had entered a Paradise': Fugitive Slave Narratives and Cross-Border Literary History." African American Review 39 (Fall 2005): 431. Journal Article Secondary 2005
Bauer, K. Jack. The Mexican War, 1846-1848. The Wars of the United States. New York: Macmillan, 1974. Book Secondary 1974
"Portrait." Review of Reviews 30 (1904): 755. Journal Article Secondary 1904
Auchampaugh, Philip Gerald. James Buchanan, a Political Portrait, 1856, according to his Friends and Enemies. Reno, NV: n.p.,1946. Book Secondary 1946
Harris, William C. Lincoln's Rise to the Presidency. Lawrence: University of Kansas, 2007. Book Secondary 2007
Wellman, Judith. "This Side of the Border: Fugitives from Slavery in Three Central New York Communities." New York History 79, no. 4 (1998): 359-392. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Raper, Horace W. William W. Holden: North Carolina's Political Enigma. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985. Book Secondary 1985
Buckingham, Samuel Giles. The Life of William A. Buckingham, the War Governor of Connecticut. Springfield, MA: W. F. Adams Co., 1894. Book Primary 1894
Foote, Henry Stuart. War of the Rebellion. New York: Harper Brothers, 1866. Book Primary 1866
Stern, Robert L. "Chief Justice Taney and the Shadow of Dred Scott." Journal of Supreme Court History (1992): 39-52. Journal Article Secondary 1992
Horton, Lois E. "Freedom Bound: The Underground Railroad in Lycoming County, PA." Journal of American History 91, no. 3 (December 2004): 1151. Journal Article Secondary 2004
Bauer, K. Jack. "General John E. Wool's Memoranda of the Battle of Buena Vista." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 77, no. 1 (1973): 111-123. Journal Article Secondary 1973
Rowe, Mary Ellen. "The Mexican War Letters of Chesley Sheldon Coffey." Journal of Mississippi History 44, no. 3 (1982): 235-252. Journal Article Secondary 1982
Maury, Sarah Mytton. The Statesmen of America. Philadelphia: Cary and Hart, 1847. Book Secondary 1847
Auchampaugh, Philip G. “James Buchanan and Some Far Western Leaders, 1860-1861.” Pacific Historical Review 12 (1943): 169-180. Journal Article Secondary 1943
Chadwick, Bruce. 1858: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, Inc, 2008. Book Secondary 2008
Jeffrey, Thomas E. State Parties and National Politics: North Carolina, 1815-1861. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1989. Book Secondary 1989
Watts, Dale. "How Bloody was Bleeding Kansas? Political Killings in Kansas Territory, 1854–1861." Kansas History 18, no. 2 (1995): 116–129. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Foote, Henry Stuart. The Bench and Bar of the South and Southwest. St. Louis: Soule, Thomas Wentworth, 1876. Book Primary 1876
Bogen, David Skillen. "The Maryland Context of Dred Scott: the Decline in the Legal Status of Maryland Free Blacks, 1776-1810." American Journal of Legal History 34, no. 4 (1990): 381-411. Journal Article Secondary 1990
O'Hara, James B. "Out of the Shadow: Roger Brooke Taney as Chief Justice." Journal of Supreme Court History 1 (1998): 21-34. Journal Article Secondary 1998
Steuer, Loreli. "Freedom's Classroom: Education, Abolition, and the Underground Railroad at Illinois College." Illinois Heritage 9 (2006): 7-9. Journal Article Secondary 2006
Bauer, K. Jack. "The Veracruz Expedition of 1847." Military Affairs 20, no. 3 (1956): 162-169. Journal Article Secondary 1956
Ruffin, Thomas F. "The Mexican Trade Expedition to Shreveport, 1839." North Louisiana Historical Association Journal 2, no. 4 (1971): 100-109. Journal Article Secondary 1971
"Present Situation of Sunday Opening." Westminster Review 145 (1896): 598-600. Journal Article Secondary 1896
Auchampaugh, Philip G. “James Buchanan during the Administrations of Lincoln and Johnson.” Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society 43 (1939): 67-111. Journal Article Secondary 1939
Winkle, Kenneth J. "The Second Party System in Lincoln's Springfield." Civil War History 44, no. 4 (1998): 267-284. Journal Article Secondary 1998
McClintock, Russell. Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Book Secondary 2008
Beach, Frederick Converse. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library. New York: Scientific American Compiling Department, 1912. Book Secondary 1912
Crow, Jeffrey and Larry E. Tise. Writing North Carolina History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1979. Book Secondary 1979
Gonzales, John Edmond. “Henry Stuart Foote: Confederate Congressman and Exile.” Civil War History 11 (December 1965): 384-395. Journal Article Secondary 1965
Farr, Joseph, and Deborah Swanson. "Joseph Farr Remembers the Underground Railroad in St. Paul." Minnesota History 57, no. 3 (2000): 123-129. Journal Article Secondary 2000
Beirne, Charles J. "The Theology of Theodore Parker and the War with Mexico." Essex Institute Historical Collections 104, no. 2 (1968): 130-137. Journal Article Secondary 1968
Ruiz, Ramón Eduardo. "A Commentary on Morality: Lincoln, Justin H. Smith, and the Mexican War." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 69, no. 1 (1976): 26-34. Journal Article Secondary 1976
"Grace at Washington's Table." The Nation 51 (1890): 461. Journal Article Secondary 1890
Guelzo, Allen C. Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans, 1999. Book Secondary 1999
Rozinek, Erika. "Trembling for the Nation: Illinois Women and the Election of 1860." Journal of Illinois History 5, no. 4 (2002): 309-324. Journal Article Secondary 2002
Crapol, Edward P. John Tyler, the Accidental President. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006
Johnson, Guion Griffis. Ante-Bellum North Carolina: A Social History. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1937. Book Secondary 1937
Gonzales, John Edmond. “Henry Stuart Foote: A Forgotten Unionist of the Fifties.”Southern Quarterly 1 (January 1963): 129-139. Journal Article Secondary 1963
Castel, Albert. "Theophilus Holmes: Pallbearer of the Confederacy." Civil War Times Illustrated 16 (July 1977): 10-17. Journal Article Secondary 1977
Okur, Nilgun Anadolu. "Underground Railroad in Philadelphia, 1830-1860." Journal of Black Studies 25, no. 5 (1995): 537-557. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Bell, Patricia. "Gideon Pillow: A Personality Profile." Civil War Times Illustrated 6, no. 6 (1967): 12-19. Journal Article Secondary 1967
Ruiz, Ramón Eduardo. The Mexican War--Was it Manifest Destiny?  American Problem Studies. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963. Book Secondary 1963
Abbott, Lyman. "Nature of Prayer." The North American Review 186 (1907): 337-339.
Journal Article Secondary 1907
Carson, Hampton L. "Roger B. Taney." In The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of all Nations and all Ages, edited by J.P. Lamberton, 345-353. Boston: J.B. Millet Co., 1909. Book Chapter Secondary 1909
Davis, William C. The Union that Shaped the Confederacy: Robert Toombs & Alexander H. Stephens. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Douglass, Frederick. My Bondage and My Freedom. New York: Miller, Orton & Co., 1857. Book Primary 1857
Johnson, Clifton H. "Abolitionist Missionary Activities in North Carolina." North Carolina Historical Review 40, no. 3 (1963): 295-320. Journal Article Secondary 1963
Smith, Willard Harvey. The Life and Times of Hon. Schuyler Colfax. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Bureau, 1952. Book Secondary 1952
Russel y Rodriguez, Monica. "Mexicanas and Mongrels: Policies of Hybridity, Gender and Nation in the US-Mexican War." Latino Studies Journal 11, no. 3 (2000): 49-73. Journal Article Secondary 2000
White, G. Edward. "Roger Taney and the Limits of Judicial Power." In The American Judicial Tradition: Profiles of Leading American Judges, 64-65. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Book Chapter Secondary 1988
Biddle, Edward W. Moncure D. Conway and Conway Hall: Historical Address. Carlisle, PA: Hamilton Library Association, 1919. Book Secondary 1919
Davis, William C. Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour. New York: HarperCollins, 1991. Book Secondary 1991
Fogel, Robert William. Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery. New York: Norton, 1989. Book Secondary 1989
Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Boston: Anti-Slavery Office, 1845. Book Primary 1845
Bogger, Tommy L. Free Blacks in Norfolk Virginia, 1790-1860: The Darker Side of Freedom. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1997. Book Secondary 1997
Ricks, Mary Kay. Escape on the Pearl: The Heroic Bid for Freedom on the Underground Railroad. New York: William Morrow, 2007. Book Secondary 2007
Jordan, David M. Winfield Scott Hancock: A Soldier's Life. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988. Book Secondary 1988
Williams, Nancy A., ed. Arkansas Biography: A Collection of Notable Lives. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000. Book Secondary 2000
Bennett, Charles. "A Letter from the Mexican War." Military History of the Southwest 20, no. 2 (1990): 182-195. Journal Article Secondary 1990
Rychetnik, Joe. "The U.S. Marine's Role in the Conquest of California." Californians 13, no. 1 (1996): 12-14. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Boorstein, Michelle. "From 1850s Virginia, An Abolitionist Hero Emerges." The Washington Post, 2004. Other Secondary 2004
Belohlavek, John M. "The Politics of Scandal: A Reassessment of John B. Floyd as Secretary of War, 1857-1861." West Virginia History 31, no. 3 (1970): 145-160. Journal Article Secondary 1970
Escott, Paul D. After Secession: Jefferson Davis and the Failure of Confederate Nationalism. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978. Book Secondary 1978
Fehrenbacher, Don Edward, and Ward McAfee. The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Book Secondary 2001
Douglass, Frederick. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. Hartford, CT: Park Publishing Co., 1881. Book Primary 1881
Bean, William G. "John Letcher and the Slavery Issue in Virginia's Gubernatorial Contest of 1858- 1859." Journal of Southern History 20, no. 1 (1954): 22-49. Journal Article Secondary 1954
Tucker, Glenn. Hancock the Superb. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1960. Book Secondary 1960
McDonald, Cornelia Peake. A Woman's Civil War: A Diary, with Reminiscences of the War, from March 1862. Edited by Minrose C. Gwin. New York: Gramercy Books, 2003.
Book Primary 2003
Stevenson, James A. "Lincoln vs. Douglas Over the Republican Ideal." American Studies 35, no. 1 (Spring 1994): 63-89. Journal Article Secondary 1994
Rychetnik, Joe. "Both Old-Fashioned Skulduggery and Brave Fighting Lay Behind the U.S. Acquisition of California." Military History 11, no. 5 (1994): 20, 24, 86-88. Journal Article Secondary 1994
Burtis, Mary Elizabeth. Moncure Conway, 1832-1907. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, 1970. Book Secondary 1970
Gara, Larry. "William Still and the Underground Railroad." Pennsylvania History 28, no. 1 (1961): 33-44.
Journal Article Secondary 1961
Binder, Frederick Moore. “James Buchanan and the Earl of Clarendon: An Uncertain Relationship.” Diplomacy and Statecraft 6, no. 2 (1995): 323-341. Journal Article Secondary 1995
Yates, Richard E. "Zebulon B. Vance as War Governor of North Carolina, 1862-1865." Journal of Southern History 3, no. 1 (1937): 43-75. Journal Article Secondary 1937
Eaton, Clement. Jefferson Davis. New York: Free Press, 1977. Book Secondary 1977
Richards, Leonard L. The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Book Secondary 2007
Mott, Lucretia. Lucretia Mott: Her Complete Speeches and Sermons. Edited by Dana Greene. New York: E. Mellen Press, 1980. Book Primary 1980
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 2006
Fehrenbacher, Don E. "Roger B. Taney and the Sectional Crisis." Journal of Southern History 43, no. 4 (1977): 555-566. Journal Article Secondary 1977
Benton, Lee David. "On the Border of Indian Territory: The Oklahoma Adventures of William Quesenbury." Chronicles of Oklahoma 62, no. 2 (1984): 134-155. Journal Article Secondary 1984
Salisbury, Richard V. "Kentuckians at the Battle of Buena Vista." Filson Club History Quarterly 61, no. 1 (1987): 34-53. Journal Article Secondary 1987
Conway, Eustace and Moncure Daniel Conway. Selections from the library of Mr. Eustace Conway of New York: Including Books and Manuscripts Formerly Belonging to the Late Moncure D. Conway. New York: Anderson Galleries, 1920. Book Primary 1920
Hattaway, Herman, and Richard E. Beringer. Jefferson Davis, Confederate President. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002. Book Secondary 2002
Adams, Charles. When in the Course of Human Events: Arguing the Case for Southern Secession. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. Book Secondary 2000
Bacon, Margaret Hope. Valiant Friend: The Life of Lucretia Mott. New York: Walker, 1980. Book Secondary 1980
Adams, Oscar Fay. Dictionary of American Authors. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1897. Book Secondary 1897
Pirtle, Carol. “Andrew Borders v. William Hayes: Indentured Servitude and the Underground Railroad in Illinois.” Illinois Historical Journal 89, no. 3 (1996): 147-160. Journal Article Secondary 1996
Fehrenbacher, Don E. "Only His Stepchildren: Lincoln and the Negro." Civil War History 20, no. 4 (1974): 293-310. Journal Article Secondary 1974