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Lincoln's Return to Public Life . . .116 2. The Principles and the Oratory of Lincoln
. 122 3. Lincoln against Douglas 137 4. John Brown 150 5. The Election of
Lincoln as President . . 15s CHAP. PAOB VI. Secession 17° 1. The Case of the.
Secession 17° 1. The Case of the South against the Union . 17° 2. The Progress
of Secession 184 3. The Inauguration of Lincoln .... 201 4. The Outbreak of War
207 VII. The Conditions of the War .... 214 VIII. The Opening of the War and ...
In the course of 1830 the doctrine of " nullification " and " secession " was
discussed in the Senate, and the view of Calhoun was expounded by one
Senator Hayne. Webster answered him in a speech which he meant should
become a popular ...
Moreover, it should be clearly grasped, though it is hard, that among Northern
Democrats insistence on State rights did not involve the faintest leaning towards
the doctrine of secession; on the contrary a typical Democrat would believe that ...
If he had lived to carry out his policy, it seems possible that there would have
been an attempt to execute the threats of secession which were muttered — this
time in Virginia. But it is almost certain that at that time, and with the position
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A must read for anyone that wants to understand the economic and social implications of the Southern slave aristocracy.
A well researched and written review of the slave aristocracy that suppressed and exploited both black slaves and non-slave holding whites alike.
This book is critical to understanding why the Southern Gentry despised the North for "exploiting" the South and "stealing" the Souths' financial resources when in fact the increasingly inefficient and unproductive system of slave labor doomed the South to ever increasing reliance on Northern resources to maintain their facade of prosperity.
H. R. Helper explains the slave states downward spiral toward economic collapse that will ultimately drive 11 of the states to secede from the Union and start the Civil War
This book is an insight today into much of the Souths' ongoing struggle to join the rest of the United States in economic prosperity