Fanatics and fire-eaters : newspapers and the coming of the Civil War / Lorman A. Ratner and Dwight L. Teeter, Jr
University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location
- xiii, 138 pages ; 24 cm.
- The history of communication
- History of communication.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- The emergence of a democratic press -- Impeding civilization: the Brooks-Sumner incident -- The Dred Scott decision and a society of laws -- Kansas and the Lecompton constitution: does the majority rule? -- John Brown's raid: violence in a republican society -- Lincoln's election: could a republican lead the republic? -- Firing on Fort Sumter: a republic at war with itself -- Conclusion: the shattered republic.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
- Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- American newspapers -- History -- 19th century.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1861.
- United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.
- Added Author
- Teeter, Dwight L., Jr., 1935-2015
- 0252027876 (acid-free paper)