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Author Niven, John.

Title Salmon P. Chase : a biography / John Niven
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 546 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents 1. Threshold; 2. Trials and Triumphs; 3. The Young Professional; 4. Upward Bound; 5. A Distant Shore; 6. To Recognize the Distinctions; 7. Climbing the Slippery Pole; 8. "Free Soil, Free Labor and Free Men, "; 9. Among the Great; 10. Mid-passage; 11. Independent Democrat; 12. An Uncertain Future; 13. On the Campaign Trail; 14. As Others See Us; 15. For the Good of the Party; 16. Defeat at the Summit; 17. Visit to Springfield; 18. Loaves and Fishes; 19. War; 20. No Other Recourse; 21. Military Moves and Missions; 22. High Stakes; 23. Emancipation with Exceptions; 24. Mixed Results
Summary A biography of Salmon P. Chase, one of the principal political figures in the American Civil War period. A rival to Abraham Lincoln for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1860, he subsequently became Secretary of the Treasury in Lincoln's war-time cabinet
Analysis Politics History, 1845-1901
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-528) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
Governors -- Ohio -- Biography.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 94014465
ISBN 0195046536 (acid-free paper)
1423736125 (electronic bk.)
9780195046533 (acid-free paper)
9781423736127 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)