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The University of Michigan where Richard H. Sewell received a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
Harvard University where Richard H. Sewell studied.
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J.M. McPherson, Political Science Quarterly At first a voice in the wilderness, then the rallying cry of a new morality, abolitionism became the springboard to the power of a major national party. Ballots for Freedom recapitulates the political war against slavery, from the first debates over the creation of an abolitionist third party to the election of Abraham Lincoln on an essentially antislavery Republican platform.
(A well-written, traditional, and brief narrative of the p...)
A well-written, traditional, and brief narrative of the period from the end of the Mexican War to the conclusion of the Civil War... Shows the value of traditional political history which is too often ignored in our rush to reconstruct the social texture of society.
Richard H. Sewell studied at the University of Michigan where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1953. He also attended Harvard University and received a Master of Arts degree in 1954 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1962.
Richard H. Sewell started his career as an assistant professor of history at Northern Illinois University in 1962. He held this post until 1964 and in 1965 he took up the same post at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1967, he was appointed an associate professor. In 1974, Sewell became a professor of history a post that he held until his retirement n 1995.
Richard H. Sewell published his first book John H. Hale and the Politics of Abolition in 1965. Later he wrote such books as Ballots for Freedom: Antislavery Politics in the United States and A House Divided: Sectionalism and Civil War, 1848-1865.
(A well-written, traditional, and brief narrative of the p...)1988
(J.M. McPherson, Political Science Quarterly At first a vo...)1976
Richard H. Sewell is a member of the Society of Civil War Historians, Southern Historical Association and the Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Richard H. Sewell married Natalie Papemo on January 13, 1971. The marriage produced a daughter.