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The Resource At the Edge of the Precipice : Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union, (electronic resource:)

At the Edge of the Precipice : Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union, (electronic resource:)

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At the Edge of the Precipice : Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union
Title
At the Edge of the Precipice
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Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union
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Language
eng
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BIP US
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Remini, Robert V
Intended audience
  • Trade
  • 18-up
  • 13
Intended audience source
  • Basic Books
  • Basic Books
  • Basic Books
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dictionaries
Summary expansion
In 1850, with Northerners demanding that slavery be outlawed in the vast new territory America had just acquired in the Mexican- American War, Southerners threatened to secede from the Union. Veteran statesman Henry Clay proffered a solution: the Compromise of 1850, which saved the Union from dissolution for the next ten years and gave the North time to build its industrial might so that it could defeat the South once secession was at hand. Historian Robert V. Remini masterfully shows how Clay's recognition of the need for bipartisanship in times of crisis saved the Union-not once, but twice
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At the Edge of the Precipice : Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union, (electronic resource:)
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ssj0002138442
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unknown
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1 online resource (200 p.)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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9780465024896
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9780465024896
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remote
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(WaSeSS)ssj0002138442
Label
At the Edge of the Precipice : Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union, (electronic resource:)
Publication
Control code
ssj0002138442
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780465024896
Other control number
9780465024896
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002138442

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