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    • Lincoln's Pathfinder

    • John C. Fremont and the Violent Election of 1856
    • By: John Bicknell
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The 1856 presidential race was the most violent peacetime election in American history. War between proslavery and antislavery settlers raged in Kansas, a congressman shot an Irish immigrant at a Washington hotel, and another congressman beat a US senator senseless on the floor of the Senate. But amid all the violence, the campaign of the new Republican Party, headed by famed explorer John C. Fremont, offered a ray of hope: a major party dedicated to limiting the spread of slavery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Jean on 06-26-17

    Regular price: $30.09