Chicago Review Press
1856: Moment of Change The famed historian David Potter once wrote that if John Calhoun had been alive to witness the election of 1856, he might have observed "a further snapping of the cords of the Union." "The Whig cord had snapped between 1852 and 1856," he argued "and the Democratic cord was dr....
Engle, Stephen D.
"Lincoln's Pathfinder: John C. Fremont And The Violent Election Of 1856,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 19
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