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Author Hall, Matthew W., 1945-

Title Dividing the union : Jesse Burgess and the making of the Missouri Compromise / Matthew W. Hall
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2015
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Contents From Maryland to Kentucky: first steps toward Egypt -- The Northwest Territory: organizing an expanding nation -- In the shadow of slavery -- The next slippery rung on the political ladder -- Into the fray in Illinois -- Gathering forces -- The political divide -- Illinois statehood -- First months in the U.S. Senate -- The Missouri Compromise: maneuvering for position -- The Missouri Compromise: the final struggle -- The aftermath -- The perspective of Ohio -- A rest to the people of God
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Thomas, Jesse Burgess, 1777-1853.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Missouri compromise.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015014254
ISBN 0809334577 (electronic bk.)
9780809334575 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)