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The Compromise of 1850

New York City
Sunday, September 9, 2012

Author Fergus Bordewich talks about the Compromise of 1850 and the two generations of senators who dominated the great debate. Mr. Bordewich focuses on Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, and the impact of slavery on the Compromise that preserved the Union. The New-York Historical Society, Oxford University Press, and the Bryant Park Corporation host this event.

Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:24pm (ET)

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