Rebellions, Resistance, and Runaways within the Slave South

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Also includes entries after the war concerning work, marriage, and personal financial accounts for 1865-1866. President Lincoln did not believe that secession was constitutionally legitimate; his view was that in a democracy a minority had an obligation to accept the decision of a majority, or else elections had no real meaning. Despite the prejudice he faced, Alexander continued to serve as a surgeon until the end of the war, using his position to fight for black rights, especially the right to ride streetcars.

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"The bloody Writing is for ever torn" (Published for the

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Slavery would have eventually been abolished for economic reasons without the war. Spain provided money and ammunition, and the Netherlands gave the new American nation large loans to keep them fighting. Correspondence and obituary of Marquis Lafayette Young (1839-1912) of Louisa County, Virginia, a sergeant in Company G, 30th Virginia Infantry Regiment. You might as well say that a provision in respect to a tax is a threat against you.

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Free Labor in an Unfree World: White Artisans in

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The muster roll provides names, ranks, and date and place of enlistment for each member of the company. The historic details he shares bring Tubman and many other important figures of her time to life. The lists were collected by the Secretary of Virginia Military Records and compiled by veterans and veteran organizations between 1900 and 1922. The Union forces were disorganized and retired, returning to Hampton and Newport News. Faced with a fait accompli, Lincoln when inaugurated was prepared to conciliate the South in every way but one: he would not recorgnize that the Union could be divided.

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Sweet Chariot: Slave Family and Household Structure in

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Winfield Scott, the commanding general of the U. Grant in command, Union forces withstood a sudden Confederate counterattack at Shiloh, on the bluffs overlooking the Tennessee River, holding their ground stubbornly until reinforcements arrived to repulse the Confederates. The second invasion saw the climactic battle of Honey Springs and was essentially the winning push for the Union in the Indian Territory Stand Watie captured hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of equipment and supplies throughout his campaign.

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The Origins of American Slavery: Freedom and Bondage in the

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Finally, Southern armies enjoyed the advantage of operating in sympathetic and supportive territory. Following this lesson, students could analyse these primary source documents. Letter, 15 July 1861, from Franklin Moore (b. 1837), a Union soldier, at Bunker Hill, Virginia, to his mother, Ann Hutchinson Moore (ca. 1802-1880) in Woodbridge, New Jersey, concerning his march from Martinsburg, (West) Virginia, to Bunker Hill. In particular, the Southern states feared that the Northern states would place a limit on the expansion of slavery.

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The Atlantic Experience: Peoples, Places, Ideas

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Two cases in 1966 were to quickly re-ignite the debate over abolition and lead to a public demand for re-instatement., Myra Hindley and Ian Brady came to trial at Chester Assizes for the infamous "Moors murders." In fact, the national motto of the Confederacy was Deo Vindice: “God will avenge.”d The Civil War lasted 48 months. Topics include camp life, family members, and health. In the elections of 1866, however, a combination of Democrats and former Whigs organized a “Conservative” party that swept away almost the entire Unionist ticket elected in 1864 and returned power to many of the same people who had run the state before the war.

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Freedom: Volume 1, Series 1: The Destruction of Slavery: A

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Constitution was a document hammered out by compromise - sometimes over slavery, sometimes over the right to bear arms, sometimes over the establishment of a state-sanctioned religion. Mathew Brady, a famous photographer at the time, took pictures of her children, Helen and Harry, and she wrote of this experience. Unable to compromise further, the South sought to secede. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience.

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Lectures On the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery: As

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In addition, there are lists of Virginia veterans from Oklahoma and Kansas City, Missouri, arranged to the rear of the collection. Black women, who could not formally join the Army, nonetheless served as nurses, spies, and scouts, the most famous being Harriet Tubman (photo citation: 200-HN-PIO-1), who scouted for the 2d South Carolina Volunteers. A paragon of Christian virtue and piety, Southern honor and pride, Jackson died after being accidentally wounded by one of his own men at the battle of Chancellorsville in 1863.

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No Taint of Compromise: Crusaders in Antislavery Politics

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The time-motion pressure resulted in high accident rates but workers were not protected by compensation. Many Untouchable leaders felt that the efforts of high status Hindus were inherently crippling because their presence meant the Untouchables would be denied control over even their own movement ( Rudolph & Rudolph, 1967). Hatton, regarding an account; a letter, 9 June 1863, from F. Brooks of South Carolina inadvertently creates a martyr for the antislavery cause by attacking Senator Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate.

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The Long, Lingering Shadow: Slavery, Race, and Law in the

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Crim titled �An Old Home Day in Loudoun County;� and a reprinted article from the Blue Ridge Herald, 6 October 1955, concerning the discovery of the two issues of the Waterford News in the Abraham Lincoln papers. It began receiving inmates before construction was completed. But in viewing slavery as an unmitigated evil, he already shared important ground with abolitionists. What this suggests is that the 150th anniversary of the Civil War is too narrow a lens through which to view the conflict.

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