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Calculating the value of the Union : slavery, property rights, and the economic origins of the Civil War /

In the early years of the nineteenth century, southern slaveholders sought a national definition of property rights that would recognize and protect their ownership of slaves. Northern interests, on the other hand, opposed any national interpretation of property rights because of the threat slavery...

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Main Author: Huston, James L., 1947-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ℗♭2003.
Series: Civil War America.
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