Higginson, passage on south causing war, p.509

Dublin Core

Title

Higginson, passage on south causing war, p.509

Subject

-American Civil War
-Schoolbooks

Description

In this passage Higginson describes the results of the 1860 election and the context around who had agency to make any change in the country at the time.

Creator

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald

Source

Harper & Brothers

Publisher

Harvard University, Google Books (digitized)

Date

1905

Contributor

Jacob Anderson

Rights

Public

Language

English

Type

Book: textbooks published for public education

Identifier

In this passage, the author argues that the "radical south" forced the issue of slavery and not the north, because the results of the election did not give Republicans enough control of government to impose significant changes to the constitution or southern society.

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Original Format

Passage from a textbook.

Files

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Citation

Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald, “Higginson, passage on south causing war, p.509,” Mason's Legacies, accessed May 21, 2019, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/341.