Gienapp, Wililam E. The Origins of the Republican Party, 1852-1856. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

This detailed study does an excellent job of describing how the Republican Party came together in slightly different ways in each state across the North.

Citation Type: Book

Referenced in:
Abraham Lincoln and the Politics of the Civil War
First Republican National Convention
The Gettysburg Address: An American Treasure
The 1860 Election in Pennsylvania

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