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Border War: Fighting Over Slavery Before the Civil War (Civil War America)

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During the 1840s and 1850s, a dangerous ferment afflicted the North-South border region, pitting the slave states of Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri against the free states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Aspects of this struggle--the underground railroad, enforcement of the fugitive slave laws, mob actions, and sectional politics--are well known as parts of other stories. Here, Stanley Harrold explores the border struggle itself, the dramatic incidents that it comprised, and its role in the complex dynamics leading to the Civil War.

Border War examines the previously neglected cross-border clash of attitudes and traditions dating many generations back. By the mid-nineteenth century, nowhere else were tensions greater between antislavery and proslavery interests. Nowhere else was there more direct conflict between the forces binding North and South together and those driving them apart. There were mass slave escapes, battles between antislavery and proslavery vigilantes, and fierce resistance in the Border North to the kidnapping of free African Americans. There were also fights throughout the borderlands between fugitive slaves and those attempting to apprehend them. Harrold argues that, during the 1850s, warfare on the Kansas-Missouri line and John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, were manifestations of a more pervasive border conflict that helped push the Lower South into secession and helped persuade most of the Border South to stand by the Union.

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Noted historian Harrold examines the nation's fight over slavery that occurred before the Civil War.

About the Author

Stanley Harrold is professor of history at South Carolina State University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807834312
Author:
Harrold, Stanley
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
United States - Antebellum Era
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
abolitionists; antislavery; Christiana tragedy; Civil War; borderlands; violence /border war; Pearl incident; Harpers Ferry; Mason-Dixon line; slavery; African Americans; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; Missouri; Ohio
Subject:
Abolitionists
Subject:
antislavery
Subject:
Christiana tragedy
Subject:
Civil war
Subject:
Borderlands
Subject:
violence /border war
Subject:
Pearl incident
Subject:
Harpers Ferry
Subject:
Mason-Dixon Line.
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Ohio
Subject:
Indiana
Subject:
Illinois
Subject:
Maryland
Subject:
Virginia
Subject:
Kentucky
Subject:
Missouri
Subject:
Ohio Valley
Subject:
Lawrence, Kansas
Subject:
Margaret Garner
Subject:
Charles T. Torrey
Subject:
John Brown
Subject:
Cassius Marcellus Clay
Subject:
Antebellum America
Subject:
Underground railroad
Subject:
Sectionalism
Subject:
Old Northwest
Subject:
Bleeding Kansas
Subject:
Fugitive slaves
Subject:
fugitive slave laws
Subject:
Kidnapping
Subject:
John Ranklin John B. Mahan
Subject:
border south
Subject:
border north
Subject:
lower north
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Subject:
antislaver
Subject:
y
Subject:
AFR
Subject:
ican Americans
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Civil War America
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 illus., 3 maps
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » Civil War » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Peace and War
History and Social Science » Sociology » Slavery
History and Social Science » US History » 1800 to Civil War
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
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