The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates (Classic Reprint)

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The Federal principle ultimately fatal to the Union. - Other causes of disunion. - The sectional animosity. - The geographical line in the Union - How the differences between North and South produced two distinct communities instead of rival parties within one body politic. - The theory of a Political North and a Political South. Its early recognition in the Convention of - Declaration of Madison - Mr. Pinekney's remarks - How the same theory was involved in the Constitution. The Treaty clause between North and South - The Union not the bond of diverse States, but the rough companionship of two peoples - Gen. Siillivan's complaint to Washington. - The Slavery question, an incident of the sectional animosity. Not an independent controversy, or a moral dispute - Political history of Negro Slavery in the South - How it become the subject of dispute - The Hartford Con vention - The Missouri Line, the preliminary trace of disunion. - Declaration of Thomas J efi'erson. - Why the North defamed the peculiar institution of the South. - Great benefits of this institution, and its contributions to the world. Slavery.

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