Sounding Forth the Trumpet: 1837-1860

Sounding Forth the Trumpet: 1837-1860

by Peter Marshall, David Manuel

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Overview

Sounding Forth the Trumpet brings to life one of the most crucial epochs in America's history—the events leading up to and precipitating the Civil War. In this enlightening book, readers live through the Gold Rush, the Mexican War, the skirmishes of Bleeding Kansas, and the emergence of Abraham Lincoln, as well as the tragic issue of slavery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800733933
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Series: God's Plan for America Series , #3
Edition description: Repackaged Edition
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 615,310
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Peter Marshall (1940-2010), a graduate of Yale University and Princeton Theological Seminary, was a nationally recognized speaker on Christian growth and maturity and on America's Christian heritage.

David Manuel (1936-2013), a graduate of Yale University, was the author or coauthor of several books, including Like a Mighty River and The Jesus Factor.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

With Liberty and Justice for All 11

1 The Opening Gun 15

2 The Last Puritan 28

3 The Impossible Dilemma 42

4 The Watchmaker 51

5 A New Gideon's Army 63

6 Fire-Starter 77

7 The Flood 87

8 Desk 203 97

9 Sounding Forth the Trumpet 104

10 The Eagle Has Departed 118

11 Proceed without Delay 125

12 "Hostilities Have Begun!" 138

13 Flying Artillery 145

14 "A New Spirit Abroad in the Land" 156

15 Idyll in Paradise 169

16 "A Little More Grape, Mr. Bragg" 177

17 Six Thousand Miles 191

18 Vera Cruz 200

19 Mr. Wilmot's Proviso 207

20 "My Duty Is to Sacrifice Myself" 214

21 To the Halls of Montezuma 222

22 Transitions 235

23 Gold in California! 244

24 The Go-Ahead Age 256

25 The Wages of Fear 268

26 The Peculiar Institution 282

27 "A Great Good!" 291

28 The Next Best Thing 304

29 The Grand Old Guard 318

30 "Peace in Our Time" 330

31 Reactions 343

32 Freedom Road 355

33 The Little Lady 363

34 Kansas-Nebraska 371

35 Rail-Splitter 382

36 Bleeding Kansas 392

37 Captain Brown 401

38 1857 407

39 Revival! 418

40 "Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus" 427

41 A House Divided 440

42 A Matter of Principle 447

43 "A Slip, but Not a Fall" 456

44 Sword of Vengeance 465

45 The Making of a Legend 480

46 Paranoia 489

47 A Tale of Two Cities 501

48 Storm Warnings 510

Epilogue 518

Authors' Note 523

Notes 525

Bibliography 540

Index 546

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