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The disruption of American democracy

Label
The disruption of American democracy
Title
The disruption of American democracy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The American republic had always depended on the machinery of politics to keep it in operation. When the Democratic machine broke up in 1861, four years of civil war followed. This book records and interprets the history of the Democratic party crisis from 1856 to 1861
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1896-1973
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Nichols, Roy F.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • E436
  • JK201
LC item number
  • .N56
  • .F48
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • United States
  • Demokratie
Label
The disruption of American democracy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 565-589
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Leadership made to order. Conservatives to the rescue -- A bewildering task -- Victory by a narrow margin -- Pt. 2. The leadership fails. Reorganizing the high command -- Re-forming the party ranks -- Territorial nightmares -- The Lecompton fiasco -- Shadows over Congress -- The majority crumbles -- The power of money -- Pt. 3. Demoralization and defeat. Repudiation at the polls -- A runaway session -- State machines to the rescue -- Pt. 4. The cost of faction. Rehearsing for Charleston -- The disruption of the democracy -- Everybody's plans go awry -- Congressional stalemate -- A campaign like no other -- Mounting the Blue Cockade -- Pt. 5. The Union falls with the party. The peril of dissolution --The weakness of divided console -- Reorganizing the administration -- Peace hangs by a thread -- A republic made to order -- Stalemate in Washington -- The last stand -- Clues -- Appendix : The slavery pronouncement of the American Democracy, Cincinnati, 1856
Control code
1721281
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 612 pages
Lccn
48006344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)1265385
Label
The disruption of American democracy
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 565-589
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Leadership made to order. Conservatives to the rescue -- A bewildering task -- Victory by a narrow margin -- Pt. 2. The leadership fails. Reorganizing the high command -- Re-forming the party ranks -- Territorial nightmares -- The Lecompton fiasco -- Shadows over Congress -- The majority crumbles -- The power of money -- Pt. 3. Demoralization and defeat. Repudiation at the polls -- A runaway session -- State machines to the rescue -- Pt. 4. The cost of faction. Rehearsing for Charleston -- The disruption of the democracy -- Everybody's plans go awry -- Congressional stalemate -- A campaign like no other -- Mounting the Blue Cockade -- Pt. 5. The Union falls with the party. The peril of dissolution --The weakness of divided console -- Reorganizing the administration -- Peace hangs by a thread -- A republic made to order -- Stalemate in Washington -- The last stand -- Clues -- Appendix : The slavery pronouncement of the American Democracy, Cincinnati, 1856
Control code
1721281
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 612 pages
Lccn
48006344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)1265385

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