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Did Lincoln and the Republican Party create the Civil War?

Robert P. Broadwater

Did Lincoln and the Republican Party create the Civil War?

an argument

by Robert P. Broadwater

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Political and social views,
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1861,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1883

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert P. Broadwater.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE459 .B79 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16899961M
    ISBN 109780786433612
    LC Control Number2008022972
    OCLC/WorldCa182656621

      The party system was different back then, there were Whig Republicans, Abolitionists (called Radical Republicans), and the Democratic Party, which split apart at the time of the Civil War. President Lincoln was a Whig Republican with some abolitionist views. The Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth Amendment brought about by the Civil War were important milestones in the long process of ending legal slavery in the United States. This essay describes the development of those documents through various drafts by Lincoln and others and shows both the evolution of Abraham Lincoln’s thinking and his efforts to operate within the .

    When Abraham Lincoln was serving as a congressman in , he and Horace Greeley first met. Greeley was an abolitionist and the editor of the later to .   His books include Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Man: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War and Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, .

    The Origins of the Republican Civil War. The splits inside the conservative movement that Nicole Hemmer identifies between populists and elitists have only intensified in recent years. Abraham Lincoln was the 14th President of the United States and was born in to Term: March 4, - Ap Background: Abraham Lincoln was born in .


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Did Lincoln and the Republican Party create the Civil War? by Robert P. Broadwater Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Civil War firmly identified the Republican Party as the party of the victorious North, and after the war the Republican-dominated Congress forced a. Founded in as a coalition opposing the extension of slavery into Western territories, the Republican Party fought to protect the rights of.

He argues that the war was fought not to preserve the Union or free the slaves but rather to establish the political power of the Republican Party within the federal government. The author argues further that Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party manipulated events to bring about the Civil War in the first place and used the war as a pretext.

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In "Did Lincoln and the Republican Party Create the Civil War?" Robert P. Broadwater advances a thesis that will shock most Americans. He argues that in the Republican Party needed a war in order to advance its political agenda, which was /5(2).

Wigfall is only one of hundreds of people of varying significance who populate Bordewich's controversial account of how, the book's subtitle asserts, "Republican reformers fought the Civil War, defied Lincoln, ended slavery, and remade America." The focus is primarily on four.

"Three of them were Republicans/5(8). Claim: Lincoln was a   Republican Party of was a coalition, just like the Republican Party of Inthe basic building block of the coalition were the old Northern Whigs, like Lincoln.

Republican Party attracted a lot of the Know Nothings and Anti-Masons too. This story showcases the major events associated with Abraham Lincoln and his role in the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln was born on the 12th of February, in Kentuckey, USA.

Abraham Lincoln's family moves to Indiana. Abraham Lincoln spent 14 years of his life in southern Indiana. While living in Indiana, he grew his skills in using useful Author: Sohail Amatya. Start studying AP book Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Which of the following was NOT enacted by the Republican Party during the Civil War. In which of the following acts did Lincoln NOT "ignore" the Constitution. More: Civil War Congress Abraham Lincoln Histories Books & Fiction Get book recommendations, fiction, poetry, and dispatches from the world of literature in your in-box.

It was at this convention that the Fusion Party formally became the Republican Party in Ohio. During the Civil War, a majority of Ohioans supported the war effort, although there was a sizable minority, known as the Copperheads, who opposed the conflict.

Following the war, Republicans dominated state government until modern day. New York Times' Top Books of New York Times Bestseller. Politico Magazine’s chief political correspondent provides a rollicking insider’s look at the making of the modern Republican Party—how a decade of cultural upheaval, populist outrage, and ideological warfare made the GOP vulnerable to a hostile takeover from the unlikeliest of insurgents: Donald J.

Trump/5(). The election of Lincoln as President in opened a new era of Republican dominance based in the industrial North and agricultural Midwest. The Third Party System was dominated by the Republican Party (it lost the presidency only in and ).

Lincoln proved brilliantly successful in uniting the factions of his party to fight for the Union in the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln: First Republican President and Civil War Leader Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in rural Hardin (now Larue) County, Kentucky, the son of an illiterate carpenter and farmer.

Young Lincoln received little formal schooling and was largely self-taught. The publication of the novel was, of course, one of many events in the decade of the s that put the country on the road to Civil War.

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• People who were part of the anti-slavery Whig party & Democrat party joined with the Free-Soil party to create the Republican Party. • The Republicans gained strength, winning several seats in the House of Representatives.

• Inthe Republicans chose John Fremont as their presidential candidate. Lincoln’s election as president inand the need to fight and fund the ensuing Civil War, allowed the Republican Party to “reconceive the nation according to their principles,” as.

In examining the career of Lincoln and the rise of the anti-Nebraska and pro–free labor Republican fusion of the s, I have chosen a “top-down” rather than “bottom-up” approach. Both are valuable and offer essential insights into the period. And Greeley continued to urge Lincoln to take a harder line against slavery, to make the Civil War not just about preserving the union but about abolition.

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