Four additional slave-holding states — VirginiaArkansasTennesseeand North Carolina — declared their secession and joined the Confederacy following a call by U. President Abraham Lincoln for troops from each state to recapture Sumter and other seized federal properties in the South.
ALL Specials and quantities are also signed. Purchases on Amazon are not signed because they are shipped directly by Amazon. Easy to read and thoroughly documented with footnotes making the "conclusive case" that slavery was not the cause of the War Between the States.
Over sources used, all cataloged in a bibliography broken down by primary and secondary sources. They went to war because they faced economic annihilation of their own doing, and war was their only way out.
Ramsdell proving with fascinating scholarly detail that Lincoln deliberately started the war in Charleston Harbor to prevent the economic collapse of the North, which was well underway.
Includes "An Annotated Chronology of the Secession Debate in the South," a day-by-day account of speeches, convention dates, ratification votes, birth of the Confederate States of America, beginning of the war, and secession of the final Southern States.
Includes a powerful "Introduction" full of history to kick off the argument, and "Author's Final Assessment" to conclude it. Includes a section devoted to further study: All notes are included with bibliography. You can give it as a GIFT with the click of a mouse. Click Here to see eBook sample pages on Amazon and to buy.
Scroll down for 86 sample pages from the print edition, and to buy signed copies. Historians used to know - and it was not too long ago - that the War Between the States had more to do with economics than it did with slavery. The current obsession with slavery as the "cause" of the war rests not on evidence but on ideological considerations of the present day.
Gene Kizer has provided us with the conclusive case that the invasion of the Southern States by Lincoln and his party a minority of the American people was due to an agenda of economic domination and not to some benevolent concern for slaves.
This book is rich in evidence and telling quotations and ought to be on every Southern bookshelf. No where else is proof of this motive made clearer with indisputable evidence. Kizer writes with authority from the desire to tell the truth. His common sense style is the product of honesty.
One cannot read his work without concluding that this is a man to be trusted.John Rudy of the National Park Service describes the tumultuous years leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
The Cause that the Confederate States of America fought for () was Southern Independence from the United States of America. Many parallels exist between the War for American Independence () and the War for Southern Independence.
Civil War Summary: The American Civil War, –, resulted from long-standing sectional differences and questions not fully resolved when the United States Constitution was ratified in , primarily the issue of slavery and states rights.
With the defeat of the Southern Confederacy and the. American Civil War, also called War Between the States, four-year war (–65) between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of .
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