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Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis

David Morris Potter

Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis

by David Morris Potter

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Published by Yale University Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865,
    • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ),
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby David M. Potter ...
      SeriesYale historical publications ... Studies., XIII
      ContributionsFrederick John Kingsbury Memorial Fund.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE440.5 .P856
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx p., 1 l., 408 p.
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL183943M
      LC Control Numbera 42004321
      OCLC/WorldCa445247

      Interesting book about Lincoln's handling of his long interregnum between his election in early November and his inauguration on March 4, It is incredible to read that, almost daily, he woul hold public visiting hours to allow people the chance to come in and talk with him/5. The University of Illinois Springfield will host Lincoln and the Secession Crisis Reconsidered: A Symposium on Saturday, April 9, from a.m p.m. in Brookens Auditorium, which is located in the lower level of Brookens Library. This event is free and open to the public. The symposium is being organized by Michael Burlingame, holder of the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn .

      William Henry Seward, U.S. senator and former governor, lost the Republican Party nomination for president in , but aided Lincoln's election by touring the country on behalf of the Republican ticket. As some Southern states prepared to withdraw from the Union, Secretary of State Seward sought to reunite the country. Lincoln on Secession Soon after Abraham Lincoln was elected to the presidency in November , seven southern states seceded from the Union. In March , after he was inaugurated as the 16th President of the United States, four more followed.

        A review of The Secession Movement in the Middle Atlantic States (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ) by William C. Wright (WCW) “Historical writing during the Civil War and immediately after noted the existence of these men. As the years passed, however, historians came to accept the view that Lincoln had the full support of the North prior to the . The presidency of Abraham Lincoln began on March 4, , when he was inaugurated as the 16th President of the United States, and ended upon his assassination and death on Ap , 42 days into his second term. Lincoln was the first member of the recently-established Republican Party elected to the presidency. He was succeeded by Vice President Andrew Cabinet: See list.


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Lincoln firmly held to his conviction that no further expansion of slavery was permissible, while many others in the party went wobbly, including Seward. A curious, and contradictory thing happens on the way to one of his theses. Potter indicts Lincoln for completely misunderstanding the South and the strength of secession sentiment in the by: Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Originally published inthis perceptiv /5. Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis. New York: AMS Press,© (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Morris Potter.

“From every standpoint Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis is a superior book.”—Journal of Mississippi History. Originally published inthis perceptive and impartial analysis of one of the most baffling periods in American history—the months between the election of Lincoln and the fall of Fort Sumter—as a bold declaration of intellectual independence.

Essential Reading for those interested in the coming of the war. Wonderfully detailed about the machinations in the Republican Party, Washington and the Nation as they confronted, first the threat of secession following Lincoln's election (Nov.

6, ), and then, secession in fact (by Janu5 of the seven lower south states were out, and soon joined by La and Texas)/5(4). Get this from a library. Lincoln and his party in the secession crisis. [David Morris Potter; Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)] -- In an earlier form, this study was submitted as a doctoral dissertation at Yale.

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Potter was a professor of American history at Yale, and Secession Crisis was his first major work following his graduation with a PhD in As the title suggests, Potter deals with the Republican party's role during the secession crisis, and discusses many of the.

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Potter contends: There is certainly a substantial amount of evidence that Lincoln thought, until very late in the crisis, if not until the end, that he could achieve both peace and Union and would not have to choose. Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis by David M.

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Crofts Overview - Originally published inthis perceptive and impartial analysis of one of the most baffling periods in American history - the months between the election of Lincoln and the fall of Fort Sumter - was a bold declaration of intellectual : LSU Press.

At the Precipice: Americans North and South during the Secession Crisis By Shearer Davis Bowman University of North Carolina Press, Read preview Overview Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession By Russell McClintock University of North Carolina Press,   David M.

Potter revolted against the prevailing southern argument that Lincoln deliberately provoked the South into war to bring a violent end to slavery, arguing instead that the new president followed the least aggressive course Brand: Louisiana State University Press.

Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter Simon & Schuster, Book Review in JALA. Jaffa, Harry V. Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

University of Chicago Press, Jaffa, Harry V. Crisis of the House Divided: 50th Anniversary Edition. "Lincoln President-Elect is Harold Holzer's best and most controversial book. Many historians, myself included, have depicted Lincoln in the months between his election and inauguration as weak and indecisive.

Holzer, carefully studying the record, argues that Lincoln was a strong-minded, highly principled, and shrewd president-elect."/5(10). Criticism of Lincoln's actions during the run-up to the inauguration was reflected in David Potter's fine book, Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis, and was part of a broader and more critical trend in Lincoln studies that began with Albert Beveridge's biography, published in After World War Two, the triumphalism that Author: Dan Monroe.

The Impending Crisis available for download and read online in other formats. Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis. David Morris Potter — History. Author: David Morris Potter; The book conclusively proves that slavery--and the presence of large numbers of Africans in the South--was a significant barrier to the.Abraham Lincoln (/ ˈ l ɪ ŋ k ən /; Febru – Ap ) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States (–).

Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis in the American Civil preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and Born: FebruSinking Spring .Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis by David M.

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