Titre : Texas, New Mexico, and the Compromise of ...
Éditeur : Kent State Univ Pr, Kent, Ohio, U.S.A.
Date d'édition : 1996
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : As New
Etat de la jaquette : As New
Edition : First Edition, First Printing
This is a fine, as new, hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a fine, mylar protected DJ, red spine. N° de réf. du libraire 055627
Synopsis : Writing from the vantage point of the Texas?New Mexico boundary issue, Mark J. Stegmaier provides definitive analysis of the dispute settled by the last great accord on sectional issues between North and South?the Compromise of 1850. Considering the crisis?s overall implication for the Civil War, he meticulously examines Texas and New Mexico documents, U.S. government records, maps, newspapers?particularly reports by Washington correspondents?and collections of personal letters. In addition, he introduces a revisionist analysis of roll-call voting in the U.S. Congress and Texas legislature. Stegmaier recounts how, with the support of Southern radicals, Texas attempted to extend its jurisdiction despite opposition from New Mexicans and U.S. political leaders. Threatened by military occupation, New Mexicans countered by seeking free-state status, while Presidents Taylor and Fillmore committed U.S. forces to defend the territory against a Texas attack.
Synopsis: Writing on the Texas-New Mexico boundary issue, the author of this book provides an analysis of the dispute, the compromise, and the overall implications for the Civil War. He examines the crisis through a close reading of Texan and New Mexican documents, government papers and other data.
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