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Prologue to Conflict : The Crisis and Compromise of 1850
Prologue to Conflict The Crisis and Compromise of 1850
Author: Holman Hamilton
In the middle of the nineteenth century, the rapid expansion into the American West, hastened by the California Gold Rush, had brought to a climax the complex problems of state boundaries, sectional balance, and the extension of slavery. At the close of 1849, extremists and moderates alike looked to Washington for a resolution to the crisis. In ...  more »
ISBN: 433564
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 236
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Publisher: W. W. Norton
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