By Matthew Mason
By charting Everett's altering stance towards slavery over the years, Mason sheds new mild on antebellum conservative politics, the complexities of slavery and its comparable matters for reform-minded american citizens, and the ways that secession become civil warfare. As Mason demonstrates, Everett's political and cultural efforts to maintain the Union, and the reaction to his paintings from voters and politicians, support us see the arrival of the Civil warfare as a three-sided, not only two-sided, contest.
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Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett (Civil War America) by Matthew Mason