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Showdown in Virginia: The 1861 Convention and the Fate of the Union

William W. Freehling, Craig M. Simpson - History - 2010 - 240 pages
In the spring of 1861, Virginians confronted destiny—their own and their nation’s. Pivotal decisions awaited about secession, the consequences of which would unfold for a ...
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A Good Southerner: The Life of Henry A. Wise of Virginia

Craig M. Simpson - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 472 pages
Wise (1806-1876) was extremely active on the Virginia and national political scene from the early 1830s to the mid-1860s, drawing popular support because of his projection of ...
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The Road to Disunion: Volume I: Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854

William W. Freehling - History - 1991 - 656 pages
Far from a monolithic block of diehard slave states, the antebellum South was, in William Freehling's words, "a world so lushly various as to be a storyteller's dream." It was ...
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The Reintegration of American History: Slavery and the Civil War

William W. Freehling - Social Science - 1994 - 321 pages
A collection of essays on slavery in the Old South, including Denmark Vesey.
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Southern Pamphlets on Secession, November 1860-April 1861

Jon L. Wakelyn - History - 1996 - 418 pages
The election of Abraham Lincoln as president in 1860 initiated a heated debate throughout the South about what Republican control of the federal government would mean for the ...
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Prelude to Civil War: The Nullification Controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836

William W. Freehling - History - 1992 - 395 pages
When William Freehling's Prelude to Civil War first appeared in 1965 it was immediately hailed as a brilliant and incisive study of the origins of the Civil War. Book Week ...
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Brown V. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy

James T. Patterson, William W. Freehling - History - 2001 - 285 pages
Describes the landmark 1954 Supreme Court case that struck down state-sponsored racial segregation in American public schools and its long-term influence on American education ...
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The South Vs. the South: How Anti-Confederate Southerners Shaped the Course ...

William W. Freehling - History - 2001 - 238 pages
Examines how the whites living in the border states during the Civil War and the slaves themselves helped to contribute to the defeat of the Confederate forces.
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The Road to Disunion: Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861

William W. Freehling - History - 2008 - 624 pages
Here is history in the grand manner, a powerful narrative peopled with dozens of memorable portraits, telling this important story with skill and relish. Freehling highlights ...
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