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Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in

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What motivated and sustained them during their long and difficult struggles? The letter goes on to mention some of the family friends who had come away from the battle either alive and well or wounded. Papers, 1850-1861, of the Dearing family of Rappahannock County, Virginia, consisting of a letter, 20 January 1850, from James Jackson and Emily Jackson of Henry County, Kentucky, to Alfred Dearing and Nancy Dearing of Rappahannock County, Virginia, sending family news, discussing crops and the price of meat, and asking the price of slaves in Rappahannock County; a letter, 3 March 1850, from A.
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Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and "Race" in New

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Pulaski County Historical Review, 62 (Spring 2014): 16-21. _____. "'An Abolition hole': Life in Little Rock, 1863-1865." But everywhere else, bourbon is widely held as the spirit of choice. 2 sugar cubes (or ½ part simple syrup) Tools: muddler Glass: chilled julep cup, Collins glass or double old-fashioned glass. June 23, 1860 - Congress establishes the Government Printing Office. A history of the siege of Vicksburg and the campaign leading up to it.
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Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave

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We will look at three of these attitudes of Northern Protestants: a Northern victory as a prelude to the millennium, and First, the churches emphasized that the Union had to be preserved because of the special place that America occupied in world history. One could argue that it was actually two separate Civil wars, fought between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists. Historians who agree on little else will agree on this version of the story, even when they have entirely divergent interpretations of what it means.
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Cannibals All!: Or, Slaves Without Masters (Civil War)

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Some critics contend that the Lebanese civil war was part of greater Arab-Israeli conflict.... [tags: Lebanese Civil War Essays] Telegraph Communication In The Civil War - I. This contraction of civic vision was more than a crabbed libertarianism; it represented an increasingly widespread disillusionment with the Confederate experiment." [69] During the four years of its existence, the Confederate States of America asserted its independence and appointed dozens of diplomatic agents abroad.
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The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism: Ordinary Women in the

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On the other hand, Douglas's settlers' sovereignty could not satisfy the slaveholders' party. By 1864, long-term Union advantages in geography, manpower, industry, finance, political organization and transportation were overwhelming the Confederacy. Those who had been detained were taken deep into Mexico by buses and trains before being set free in an effort to discourage reentry. They began by breaking a long Confederate line in Tennessee, thus making it possible to occupy almost all the western part of the state.
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The Hanging of Thomas Jeremiah: A Free Black Man's Encounter

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Free blacks were dangerous, for they might inspire slaves to rebel. In Southern Illinois, a region called Little Egypt, some reactionaries wanted to secede from Illinois and join the Confederacy. Leading abolitionists such as Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Read more about Sallie and see photos of her monument at Gettysburg. Diaries, Letters, and other Documents, and Photographs and Prints. This, however, is impossible and will not happen. Continued below…, the book offers a global perspective spanning four continents.
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Despotism in America: An Inquiry Into the Nature, Results,

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The armies stared at one another across the bloody fields on July 4, the same day that the Vicksburg garrison surrendered to Gen. BFNNING then referred to the drain in the matter of fugitive slaves, and proceeded to ask what would Virginia gain by joining the Southern Confederacy? Flashback, 2, No. 6 (December 1952): 40-43. Flashback, 2, No. 6 (December 1952): 34-35. The Northern Government has invariably railed at our neutrality, but the Southern with statesmanship and moderation has recognized in it all that we could do for either party; and whether with a view to our transactions in Mexico, or to our relations with the Cabinet at Washington, the friendly forbearance of the Southern Confederacy is an important point in our favor."
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Twelve Years a Slave (the Original Book from Which the 2013

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When the southern states decided to break away, or secede, they made their own country called the Confederate States of America, or the Confederacy. Excerpts from "Liberty For Slaves," a speech given by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper in 1857: Could we trace the record of every human heart, the aspirations of every immortal soul, perhaps we would find no man so imbruted and degraded that we could not trace the word liberty either written in living characters upon the soul or hidden away in some nook or corner of the heart.
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The Legacy of St. George Tucker: College Professors in

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Before Halleck could complete his concentration, Johnston, on 6 April 1862, attacked unprepared Union forces under Grant near Shiloh Church by the Tennessee River. Poems, undated, containing pro-Confederate and anti-Union sentiments which were copied by Elizabeth E. The last is an artist�s rendering of the iron works grounds indentifed as the �Richmond Armory.� Letter, 16 March 1862, from William H. Although geographically isolated from the battles to the east, a few small-scale military actions took place west of the Mississippi River.
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Speech of the Hon. Montgomery Blair, (postmaster general,)

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Dating back to 1856, the chasm that had formed over slavery broke the Democratic Convention apart in 1860. Collection also includes photographs of Waddell's grave in Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg, Virginia. The issue that aroused most controversy was that of currency. On the one day off I had the entire time I was there, I went to the State Capitol Building and Grounds, located in Austin, to take photos of the three Confederate Monuments erected there (photos will open up another window, close when done viewing).
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