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Arguing about Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress (Repost)

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Arguing about Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress (Repost)

Arguing about Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress by William Lee Miller
English | 1996 | ISBN: 0394569229 | 577 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

A blow-by-blow re-creation of the battle royal that raged in Congress in the 1830s, when a small band of representatives, led by President John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts, employed intricate stratagems to outwit the Southern (and Southern-sympathizing) sponsors of the successive "gag" rules that had long blocked debate on the subject of slavery.


Arguing about Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress (Repost)