The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Louis Menand
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Preface | Part 1, Chapter 1 Politics of Slavery, Section 1 | Part 1, Chapter 1 Politics of Slavery, Section 2

• The Congress of the Civil War allowed the government to become a progressive leader.

• The Republican party dominated the houses.

• Oliver Wendell Holmes, William James, Charles S. Pierce, and John Dewey helped to create these times.

• The North actually wanted slavery to continue, just in the south and not in their area.

• Oliver Wendell Holmes was a Unionist.

Part 1, Chapter 1 Politics of Slavery, Section 3 | Part 1, Chapter 1 Politics of Slavery, Section 4 | Part 1, Chapter 2 The Abolitionist, Section 1

• Daniel Webster helped to pass the Compromise of 1850.

• Abolitionists did not believe in systems.

• People believed that slavery was evil, but that the races were not equal.

• Holmes wrote a book about his friend Emerson.

• Holmes Jr. entered Harvard at 17 years of age.

• Holmes Jr. became Editor of the Harvard Magazine, supporting liberal views.

• Holmes ended up leaving Harvard to...

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