Copperheads

Copperheads

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The Northern home-front during the Civil War was far from tranquil. Fierce political debates set communities on edge, spurred secret plots against the Union, and triggered widespread violence. At the heart of all this turmoil stood the anti-war Democrats, nicknamed "Copperheads." Now, Jennifer L. Weber offers the first full-length portrait of this powerful faction to appear in almost half a century. Weber reveals how the Copperheads came perilously close to defeating Lincoln and ending the war in the South's favor. Indeed, by the summer of 1864, they had grown so strong that Lincoln himself thought his defeat was "exceedingly likely." Passionate defenders of civil liberties and states' rights--and often virulent racists--the Copperheads deplored Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus, his liberal interpretation of the Constitution, and, most vehemently, his moves toward emancipation. Weber reveals how the battle over these issues grew so heated that Northerners feared their neighbors would destroy their livestock, burn their homes, even kill them. And she illuminates the role of Union soldiers, who, furious at Copperhead attacks on the war effort, moved firmly behind Lincoln. The soldiers' support for the embattled president kept him alive politically in his darkest times, and their victories on the battlefield secured his re-election. Packed with sharp observation and fresh interpretations, Copperheads is a gripping account of the fierce dissent that Lincoln called "the fire in the rear."

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Genre : History
Author by : Jennifer L. Weber
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2006-10-09
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0198041888


Copperheads

Copperheads

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This book introduces readers to the unique features of copperheads. Basic information is covered, such as habitat, life cycle, range, diet, prey, and copperheads' contribution to the ecosystem. Table of contents, diagrams, interesting facts, map, glossary, and index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Author by : Julie Murray
Publisher :
Release : 2019-08
File : 32 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781532157738


Rosen S Emergency Medicine Concepts And Clinical Practice 2 Volume Set Expert Consult Premium Edition Enhanced Online Features And Print 7

Rosen S Emergency Medicine Concepts And Clinical Practice 2 Volume Set Expert Consult Premium Edition Enhanced Online Features And Print 7

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This reference places the latest information at users' fingertips, and a more streamlined format makes it easy to find the exact information quickly and conveniently. Includes access to a companion Web site for additional resources.

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author by : James Adams
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-01-01
File : 2604 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780323054720


Copperhead 2

Copperhead 2

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Find out why Brian K. Vaughan says "Copperhead is the best Image debut of the year and my favorite new comic," as Sheriff Clara Bronson and Deputy Boo continue their investigation of a multiple homicide just outside the Copperhead city limits. Meanwhile, Zeke Bronson gets in way over his head in the Badlands.

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Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
Author by : Jay Faerber
Publisher : Image Comics
Release : 2014-10-08
File : 32 Pages
ISBN-13 : PKEY:JUN148095


Copperheads

Copperheads

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Discusses copperhead snakes, including what they look like, where they live, what they eat, how they produce young, and dangers copperheads face.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Matt Doeden
Publisher : Capstone
Release : 2005
File : 24 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0736837310


Copperhead Vol 2

Copperhead Vol 2

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What starts out as just another Friday night in Copperhead quickly escalates into a rip-roaring adventure featuring a botched date, a band of outlaws, and a desperate chase across the desert. Collects COPPERHEAD #6-10.

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Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
Author by : Jay Faerber
Publisher : Image Comics
Release : 2015-11-04
File : 128 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781632156877


Copperheads

Copperheads

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This high-interest Science title is one of the 4 titles sold in a Book Pack as a part of the Tony Stead Independent Reading Reptiles and Amphibians Theme Set.

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Genre : Nature
Author by : Heather Feldman
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release : 2005-12-15
File : 24 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781404255746


The Oxford Encyclopedia Of American Social History

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of American Social History

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History is the first reference work to eschew a narrow focus on past presidents, intellectuals, military heroes, and other exhaustively studied and well-remembered persons, and instead examine the history of ordinary Americans. The more than 450 entries in the Encyclopedia examine our shared history "from the bottom up," with entries on the way automobiles shaped American lives, the westward movement of settlers and farmers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the transformation of work over time, the women's suffrage movement, counterculture, leisure activities, consumption patterns, voting habits, population movements, racial divides, and many more fascinating topics intended to help readers develop a richer framework for understanding the social experience of Americans throughout history.

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Genre : History
Author by : Lynn Dumenil
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2012-06-07
File : 1100 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780199743360


Lincoln And The Court

Lincoln And The Court

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In a meticulously researched and engagingly written narrative, McGinty rescues the story of Abraham Lincoln and the Supreme Court from long and undeserved neglect, recounting the compelling history of the Civil War president's relations with the nation's highest tribunal and the role it played in resolving the agonizing issues raised by the conflict.

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Genre : History
Author by : Brian McGinty
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2009-06-30
File : 383 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780674040823


Ye Book Of Copperheads

Ye Book Of Copperheads

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A collection of cartoons and satirical verses.

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Genre : Caricatures and cartoons
Author by : Charles Godfrey Leland
Publisher :
Release : 1863
File : 24 Pages
ISBN-13 : HARVARD:32044021238449