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An imperfect union

slavery, Federalism, and comity

by Paul Finkelman

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Published by Lawbook Exchange in Union, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- United States -- Legal status of slaves in free states

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Finkelman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4545.S5 F56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 378 p. ;
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6778521M
      ISBN 101584770929
      LC Control Number00021509
      OCLC/WorldCa43411494

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        In “Imperfect Union,” NPR’s Steve Inskeep narrates the epic life and times of the odd couple behind it, John and Jessie Frémont — a tale that traverses white settlement of the West, the creation of a transcontinental nation, its fission over slavery and the struggle for women’s rights.   Imperfect Union How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War (Book): Inskeep, Steve: "Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first .

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