Table of contents for Stephen A. Douglas and the dilemmas of democratic equality / James L. Huston.

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Table of Contents
Introduction..............................................................................................................3
Chapter 1: Creating Democracy, 1813-1840............................................................8
Chapter 2: Democracy, Commerce, and Manifest Destiny......................................44
Chapter 3: The Compromise of 1850.......................................................................89
Chapter 4: The Kansas-Nebraska Act and its Aftermath, 1851-56.........................138
Chapter 5: Popular Sovereignty Fails: The Lecompton Constitution
 Battle, 1857-59.................................................................................183
Chapter 6: The Election of 1860...............................................................................222
Chapter 7: Secession and the Limits of Democracy, 1860-61..................................251
Sources of Quotations...............................................................................................275
Essay on Sources.......................................................................................................285
Illustrations.................................................................................................after p. 300

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861.
Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861 -- Political and social views.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.
Democracy -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.