Table of contents for Lincoln and the decision for war : the northern response to secession / Russell McClintock.

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Preface 00
Introduction 00
Chapter 1. On the Brink of the Precipice: The Election of 1860 00
Chapter 2. I Would Not Endanger the Perpetuity of This Union: November 000
Chapter 3. Proportions of Which I Had but a Faint Conception: Early December 000
Chapter 4. The Issues of the Late Campaign Are Obsolete: Late December 000
Chapter 5. We Know Not What a Day or Two or an Hour May Bring Forth: [email protected]
January 000
Chapter 6. One's Opinions Change Fast in Revolutionary Times: [email protected] 000
Chapter 7. The Storm Is Weathered: [email protected], Revisited 000
Chapter 8. A Calm Pervades the Political World: March 000
Chapter 9. Any Decision Would Be Preferable to This Uncertainty: [email protected] 000
Chapter 10. Everybody Now Is for the Union: [email protected] 000
Conclusion: Shall It Be Peace, or a Sword? 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Decision making.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861 -- Decision making.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
Secession -- Southern States -- Public opinion.
Northeastern States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Nationalism -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century.
Political culture -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century.
Public opinion -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century.