Table of contents for Disunion! : the coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859 / Elizabeth R. Varon.

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Acknowledgments 00
Introduction 00
Prologue 00
Part I. 1789@-1836
1. The Language of Terrifying Prophecy: Disunion Debates in the Early Republic 00
2. We Claim Our Rights: The Advent of Abolitionism 00
3. Ruinous Tendencies: The Anti-Abolition Backlash 00
Part II. 1837@-1850
4. The Idea Will Become Familiar: Disunion in the Era of Mass Party Politics 00
5. Oh for a Man Who Is a Man: Debating Slavery's Expansion 00
6. That Is Revolution!: The Crisis of 1850 00
Part III. 1851@-1859
7. Beneath the Iron Heel: Fugitive Slaves and Bleeding Kansas 00
8. To Consummate Its Boldest Designs: The Slave Power Confronts the Republicans 00
9. War to the Knife: Images of the Coming Fight 00
Epilogue. The Rubicon Is Passed: War and Beyond 00
Notes 00
Bibliography 00
Index 00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865 -- Sources.
Sectionalism (United States) -- History.
Sectionalism (United States) -- History -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.