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TRACED FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE CONSTITUTION TO
TJIE REVOLT OF THE SOUTHERN STATES.
443 & 445 BROADWAY.
ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, bo
D. APPLETON & CO.,
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the
Southern District of New York.
Availability as the Motive of Nomination a Mistake of the Democracy in 1956, as it was of
the Whig Party in 1852.-Seditious Legislative Proceeding.—The Nomination of Fre-
mont and Dayton the first Instance of Sectionalism, as to Candidates for the Pres-
idency and Vice-Presidency—Party Success, on merely available Grounds, insecure.-
Southern Leaders seeking to inform themselves as to Northern Sentiment.–Visit of
Mr. Davis to New England in 1858.—Mr. Toombs gives a Lecture in Boston.—Mr.
Lincoln's Opinion of the State of Union Sentiment at the South, during the War. 810
Hostility to a fundamental Provision of Law led to the War.-Other Causes which
concurred.-Mr. Webster's Expression—" A Bargain broken on one side is broken on
all Sides,” in 1851, showing his Opinion of the State of Things at that Period.-Tho
Book, called “ The Impending Crisis of the South,” recommended by Republican
Members of Congress and others.—The “Harper's Ferry Invasion”