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Author: Newell Dwight Hillis
Title: The battle of principles; a study of the heroism and eloquence of the anti-slavery conflict
Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company
Subject (keywords, tags): Antislavery movements -- United States; United States -- Politics and government 1861-1865

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Rise of American slavery: growth of the traffic.--Webster and Calhoun: the battle line in array.--Garrison and Phillips: anti-slavery agitation.--Charles Sumner: the appeal to educated men.--Horace Greeley: the appeal to the common people.--Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Brown: the conflict precipitated.--Lincoln and Douglas: influence of the great debate.--Reasons for secession: southern leaders.--Henry Ward Beecher: the appeal to England.--Heroes of battle: American soldiers and sailors.--The life of the people at home who supported the soldiers at the front.--Abraham Lincoln: the martyred President


Contributor: New York Public Library
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