• Disunion!

  • The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789–1859
  • By: Elizabeth R. Varon
  • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
  • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (33 ratings)

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Disunion!

By: Elizabeth R. Varon
Narrated by: Johnny Heller
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Americans debating the fate of slavery often invoked the specter of disunion to frighten their opponents. As Elizabeth R. Varon shows, "disunion" connoted the dissolution of the republic - the failure of the founders' effort to establish a stable and lasting representative government. For many Americans in both the North and the South, disunion was a nightmare, a cataclysm that would plunge the nation into the kind of fear and misery that seemed to pervade the rest of the world. For many others, however, disunion was seen as the main instrument by which they could achieve their partisan and sectional goals. Varon blends political history with intellectual, cultural, and gender history to examine the ongoing debates over disunion that long preceded the secession crisis of 1860-61.

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  • Categories: History

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I’ve heard this all before and it’s not thrilling chilling or filling A lot of chilling milling and willing plunge into the sponge of grunge The explicit descriptions of caniptions , the raucous caucus of Telemachus all in all Paul y’all gonna take a fall at the mall on your way to return it so you might as well burn it cuz you already learned it Gil durn it


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  • 12-07-18

Very interesting study of secession

This was a hundred year historical coverage of disunion / secession. It makes the secession and civil war in 1861 seem inevitable. Very interesting individuals and speeches provided many different northern and southern perspectives on the topic and how it evolved.