Slavery, Capitalism, and Politics in the Antebellum

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These autobiographical and fictional descendants of the slave narrative confirm the continuing importance and vitality of its legacy: to probe the origins of psychological as well as social oppression and to critique the meaning of freedom for black and white Americans alike from the founding of the United States to the present day. This vision of the Almighty led, among other things, to a very different style of worship among slaves. A furious political controversy thus followed right on the heels of the victory over Mexico.

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The Fugitive's Gibraltar: Escaping Slaves and Abolitionism

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LINCOLN AND THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. Then, within the next few months, the Congress proceeded to work out a plan for the reconstruction of the South quite different from the one Lincoln had started and Johnson had continued. At milepost 116.3 (north of Ringgold, Georgia), with the locomotive failing, Andrews' men abandoned the General and scattered, just a few miles from Chattanooga. Its holdings encompass millions of rare and unique documents and artifacts vital to the study of American history, many of them irreplaceable national treasures.

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Walker's Appeal in Four Articles: An Address to the Slaves

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Charleston Mercury The United States had been moving towards a fractured, divisive society for a number of years. North and South met and fought in an inconclusive three-day battle in the Wilderness. Fahs, The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South (2001); D. Strange, Lonnie R. "The Civil War and Reconstruction in Mississippi County, Arkansas: The Story of Sans Souci Plantation" The Delta Historical Review (2011): 5-76. ______. "The Civil War Battle of Plum Run Bend" The Delta Historical Review (2011): 77-81.

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John Brown's Spy: The Adventurous Life and Tragic Confession

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The Union and Confederate navies helped or hindered army movements around the many marine environments of the southern United States. It also passes a bill immediately abolishing slavery in the state. Letcher points out the Northern hatred of South, advocates a convention of Northern and Southern delegates to try and work out problems, or to separate peaceably. Letter, 20 April 1864, from B. [-----], hospital, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, in Louisa County.

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Conscience and Slavery: The Evangelistic Calvinist Domestic

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Simms, Moody, ed. "A Union Volunteer with the Mississippi Ram Fleet." Cleveland, as the first Democrat in the White House since before the Civil War, pushed during his first term the repeal of the Bland-Allison Silver Purchase Act of 1878 that aimed at free coinage of silver, modified by Senator William B. The Movement explodes in Albany, Americus, Birmingham, Bogalusa, Cambridge, Canton, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Danville, Gadsden, Gainesville, Greenwood, Greensboro, Hattiesburg, Jackson, McComb, Monroe, Montgomery, Nashville, New Orleans, Rock Hill, Ruleville, St.

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The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and

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For the next three decades, the Society campaigns that slavery is illegal under natural law, and sees the Constitution "a covenant with hell." Not a single Federal soldier reached Longstreet's line. We do not diminish the importance of abolition to also note that the Civil War in saying that Union was essential to the cause of republican government in the United States. Letters consist mainly of social and family news of the three families.

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Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham

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Opposition to the proclamation was also present in Coles County and in northwestern Illinois, although by no means were people in those areas of one mind. There are a few references to the war in the letters. I address myself to the proofs of that case. Even in agriculture the North enjoyed an edge. Read the official biography (as published in "New York at Gettysburg") and view photos of General John C. Letter, 23 June 1862, from "W" serving in the Confederate army just outside Richmond, Virginia, to his sisters stating that Stonewall Jackson and his troops are near Richmond and that there may be a battle with the Union army on the next day.

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Abolitionists Remember: Antislavery Autobiographies and the

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I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me." [35] The Emancipation Proclamation, announced in September 1862 and put into effect four months later, greatly reduced the Confederacy's hope of getting aid from Britain or France. October 10, 1865 - First Petroleum Pipeline. The first successful metal pipeline was completed in 1865 and transported 80 barrels per hour of crude oil over a 5 mile route in Western Pennsylvania.

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A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten

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Includes name, rank, address, and in some cases the names of close friends or relatives for officers, recruits, field and staff, and enlisted men of Company A through K of the regiment. She spent a great deal of time sewing for soldiers she knew and mailing items to them when she could, which is a typical example of an older woman’s approach to helping the war effort. One of the reasons perfect equality hasn't been achieved is that the achievement would involve our completely ignoring the fact of race in this country, and at this point it's inconceivable.

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John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery,

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Yet old‐fashioned tactics retained grisly currency, and both armies depended upon animal power—mules for supply and horses for tactical mobility—to the very end. In addition, several governments in Europe were considering recognizing the Confederacy and intervening against the Union. Outrage in the North over the Kansas-Nebraska Act spelled the downfall of the old Whig Party and the birth of a new, all-northern Republican Party. Letters, 1861-1862, and 29 June-18 September 1870, from Susan Elizabeth Crutchfield Maury (1842-1911) to her husband Richard Launcelot Maury (1840-1907).

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