The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates. Comprising a Full and Authentic Account of the Rise and Progress of the Late Southern Confederacy--the Campaigns, Battles, Incidents, and Adventures of the Most Gigantic Struggle of the World's History
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... as well as by intelligent men in other parts of the world , that the American Union , as a confederation of States , had performed its mission , and that the country was called to the fulfilment of another political destiny .
Mr. Calhoun abundantly explained his doctrine . “ Should , ” said he , " the General Government and a State come into conflict , we have a higher remedy : the power which called the General Government into existence , which gave it ...
The whole ground is covered by these two propositions : that subordination is the necessary sondition of the black man ; and that the so - called “ slavery ” in the South was but the preciso adjustment of this subordination by law . of ...
And in 1831 , when it was shown by figures in Congress that the financial exigencies that had first called the tariff into existence had completely passed away , and that the government was , in fact , collecting about twice as much ...
But it should be stated that the other States of the South , in agreeing to what was called , in severe irony , the Compromise of 1850 , declared that it was the last concession they would make to the North ; that they took it as a ...
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This was published very soon after the end of the War. Edward A. Pollard was an editor of "The Richmond Examiner" and had access to a huge amount of data and the assistance of many reporters and ... Read full review