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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... in Columbia , and in the Argentine republic ; in all these instances the form of government established upon it had become extinct , or had passed into the alternative of consolidation or anarchy and disintegration .
... been passed in its service , and that whatever public reputation he had acquired was indissolubly connected with it . It was the task of the great South Carolina politician to find some remedy for existing evils short of Disunion .
measures , which were taken as matters of course , and passed without dispute . The Fugitive Slave Law of 1793 was passed without a division in the Senate , and by a vote of forty - eight to seven in the House .
The bill passed both houses of Congress in 1854 . The Kansas - Nebraska bill , involving as it did the repeal of the Missouri Compromise , was taken by the South as a sort of triumph . The latter measure , being viewed ...
The other insurgents were quickly secured ; and the liberated citizens , who had held up their hands to designate themselves to the marines , and thus escape their fire , were hailed with shouts of congratulation as they passed out of ...
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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