By Adam I. P. Smith
In the face of such realities, Smith argues conservative impulse was once greater than only a old or nostalgic tendency; it was once basic to charting a route to the long run. At stake for Northerners used to be their perception of the Union because the leading edge in a world fight among democracy and despotism, and their skill to navigate their freedoms during the stormy waters of modernity. for that reason, the language of conservatism used to be in particular, and revealingly, widespread in Northern politics in the course of those years. the tale this e-book tells is of conservative humans coming, in spite of everything, to just accept radical change.
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The Stormy Present: Conservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1846–1865 (Civil War America) by Adam I. P. Smith