Mr. Buchanan's Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1866.
James Buchanan outlines the development of the great crisis
that culminated in the outbreak of the Civil War at the end of his presidency.
He places the polarizing issue of slavery at the center of turmoil,
commenting on decades of hardening views on both sides and a growing
reluctance against compromise.
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