2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees
2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner
America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union
Fergus M. Bordewich
Chronicles the 1850s appeals of Western territories to join the Union as slave or free states, profiling period balances in the Senate, Henry Clay’s attempts at compromise, and the border crisis between New Mexico and Texas….