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The Confederate and neo-Confederate reader : the "great truth" about the "lost cause"

Author: James W Loewen; Edward H Sebesta
Publisher: Jackson, Miss. : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Loewen; Edward H Sebesta
ISBN: 9781604732184 1604732180 9781604732191 1604732199
OCLC Number: 553364868
Description: xiii, 424 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Unknown well-known documents. --
The gathering storm (1787-1860) --
Debate over slavery at the Constitutional Convention, August 21-22, 1787 --
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850), "On Abolition Petitions," U.S. Senate, February 6, 1837 --
Alabama Platform, February 14-15, 1848 --
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850), "Address to the Southern People," U.S. Senate, January 22, 1849 --
James H. Thornwell (1812-62), The Rights and the Duties of the Masters, May 26, 1850 --
Resolves of the Southern Convention at Nashville, June 10-11, 1850 --
Journal, Resolution, and Ordinance, State Convention of South Carolina, April 26-30, 1852 --
Two images of slavery: Confederate $100 bill (1862) and Obelisk, Fort Mill, South Carolina (1895) --
Samuel A. Cartwright (1793-1863), "Diseases and Peculiarities of the Negro Race," 1851 --
Slave Jail, Alexandria, c. 1859 --
Jefferson Davis (1808-89), "Endorsement"; T.L. Clingman (1812-97), "Endorsement"; and J.H. Van Evrie (1814-96), "Negroes and Negro 'Slavery,' The First an Inferior Race-The Latter, Its Normal Condition," 1853 --
George Fitzhugh (1806-81), Cannibals All! Or Slaves Without Masters, 1857 --
Alexander H. Stephens (1812-83), "Speech on the Bill to Admit Kansas as a State under the Topeka Constitution," House of Representatives, June 28, 1856 --
Jefferson Davis (1808-89), Speech at State Fair, Augusta, Maine, September 29, 1858 --
John B. Gordon (1832-1904), "An Address Delivered Before the Thalian & Phi Delta Societies of Oglethorpe University, June 18, 1860 --" Secession (1859-1861). --
South Carolina General Assembly, "Resolutions for a Southern Convention," December 22,1859 --
Jefferson Davis, Congressional Resolutions on "Relations of States," U.S. Senate, March 1, 1860 --
Official Proceedings of the Democratic Convention, April 28-May 1, 1860 --
Benjamin Palmer (1818-1902), "Thanksgiving Sermon," November 29, 1860 --
Christiana Banner, 1994 (1911,1851) --
South Carolina Secession Convention, "Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union," December 24, 1860 --
South Carolina Secession Convention, "The Address of the People of South Carolina, Assembled in Convention, To the People of the Slaveholding States of the United States 1861," December 24, 1860 --
Mississippi Secession Convention, "A Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of the State of Mississippi from the Federal Union," January 26, 1861 --
Florida Secession Convention, "Cause for Secession," January 7, 1861 --
Alabama Secession Convention, "Resolution of Resistance," January 7, 1861, and "Ordinance of Secession," January 11, 1861 --
Georgia Committee of Seventeen, "Report on Causes for Secession," January 29, 1861 --
Texas Secession Convention, "A Declaration of the Causes Which Impel the State of Texas to Secede from the Federal Union, " February 2, 1861 --
George Williamson (1829-82), Louisianna Secession Commissioner, "Letter to President and Gentlemen of the Convention of the People of Texas," February 11, 1861 --
Henry L. Benning (1814-75), "Address Delivered Before the Virginia State Convention," February 18, 1861 --
Virginia Secession Convention, "Resolutions," March 28-April 5, 1861 --
Arkansas Secession Convention, "Resolutions," March 11, 1861 --
Isham Harris (1818-97), Governor of Tennessee, "Message to the Legislature," January 7, 1861 --
John W. Ellis (1820-61), Governor of North Carolina, "Proclamation," April 17, 1861 --
--
Civil War (1861-1865.) --
Jefferson Davis (1809-89), "Farewell to the U.S. Senate," January 21, 1861 --
Jefferson Davis (1809-89), "Message to the Confederate Congress about Ratification of the Constitution," April 29, 1861 --
The Constitution of the Confederate States of America, March 11, 1861 --
Alexander H. Stephens (1812-83), "African Slavery: The Corner-Stone of the Southern Confederacy," March 22, 1861 --
Governor H. M. Rector (1816-99), Letter to Colonel Sam Leslie, November 28, 1861 --
Three National Flags of the Confederacy, 1861, 1863, 1865 --
William T. Thompson (1812-82), "Proposed Designs for the 2nd National Confederate Flag," April-May 1863 --
Jefferson Davis (1809-89), "Message to the Confederate Congress, January 12, 1863 --
Confederate Congress, "Response of the Confederate Congress to Message from Jefferson Davis on the Emancipation Proclamation," May 1, 1863 --
Richard Taylor (1826-79), Edmund Kirby Smith (1824-93), "Treatment of African American Prisoners of War," June 8, 13, 16, 1863 --
Fort Pillow Massacre, April 12, 1864 --
John R. Eakin (1822-55), "The Slave Soldiers," June 8, 1864 --
Henry Hotze (1833-87), "The Negro's Place in Nature," December 10, 1863 --
Robert E. Lee (1807-70), Letter to Hon. Andrew Hunter, January 11, 1865 --
Macon Telegraph, Editorial Opposing Enlistment of African Americans; January 6, 1865 --
Howell Cobb (1815-68), Letter to James A. Seddon, Secretary of War, January 8, 1865 --
J.H. Stringfellow (1819-1905), Letter to President Jefferson Davis, February 8, 1865 --
General Orders, No. 14, An Act to Increase the Military Force of the Confederate States, approved March 13, 1865 --
Reconstruction and fusion (1866-1890). --
Reconstruction and Fusion (1866-1890) --
Edmund Rhett Jr., Letter to Armistead Burt," October 14, 1865 --
Mississippi's Black Code, November 24-29, 1865 --
Robert E. Lee (1807-70), Testimony before the Congressional Joint Committee on Reconstruction, February 17, 1866 --
Rushmore G. Horton (1826-68), "A Youth's History of the Great Civil War in the United States from 1861 to 1865," 1867 --
Jack Kershaw (1913-), Statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest, 1998 --
Edward A. Pollard (1831-72), "The Lost Cause Regained," 1868 --
Alexander H. Stephens (1812-83), "Conclusion," A Constitutional View of the Late War Between the States, 1868 --
Robert E. Lee (1807-70), "the White Sulphur Manifesto," August 26, 1868 --
John B. Gordon (1832-1904), "To the Colored People," address in Charleston, South Carolina, September 11, 1868 --
Ku Klux Klan Postcard, c. 1937 --
R. L. Dabney (1820-98) "Women's Rights Women," 1871 --
Jubal A. Early (1816-94), "Speech to the Southern Historical Society," August 14, 1873 --
Jefferson Davis (1809-89), "Slavery Not the Cause, but an Incident," 1881 --
The nadir of race relations (1890-1940). --
J.L.M. Curry (1825-1903), The Southern States of the American Union,1895 --
Stephen D. Lee (1833-1908), "The Negro Problem," 1899 --
White Mob Burns Black Businesses in Wilmington , North Carolina, November 10, 1898 --
S.A. Cunningham (1843-1913), "M'Kinley, Roosevelt, and the Negro," January 1903 --
S.A. Cunningham, "Problem of the Negroes," January 1907 --
John Sharp Williams (1854-1932), "Issues of the War Discussed," November 1904 --
John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916), Letter to Sam Chapman, July 4, 1907 --
E.H. Hinton (1852-1916), "The Negro and the South: Review of Race Relationships and Conditions," August 1907 --
South Carolina Confederate Women's Monument, 1912 --
C.E. Workman, "Reconstruction Days in South Carolina," July 1921 --
Mildred Rutherford (1852-1928), "The War Was Not a Civil War," January 1923 --
Susan Lawrence Davis (1862-1939), "The First Convention," 1924 --
John E. Rankin (1882-1960), "Forrest at Brice's Cross Roads," August 1925 --
The civil rights era, 1940. --
Richard Weaver (1910-63), Selections from The Southern Tradition at Bay, 1943 --
M. Clifford Harrison (1893-1967), "The Southern Confederacy-Dead or Alive?" December 1947 --
Dixiecrat Convention, Birmingham, Alabama, July 1848 --
Birmingham Post Staff writers, Untitled Sidebars about the Dixiecrat Convention, July 17, 1948 --
Strom Thurmond (1902-2003), "Address to the State Convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy at Winthrop College, South Carolina," October 17, 1957 --
Sumter L. Lowry (1893-1985), "the Federal Government and Our Constitutional Rights," Address to the United Daughters of the Confederacy, October 15, 1958 --
The Citizens' Council Logo, March 1957 --
"His Example Inspires Our Efforts of Today," The Citizens' Council, June 1956 --
W.E. Rose, "The Warning of Robert E. Lee," The Citizens' Council, February 1957 --
The Citizens' Councils, "Old Censored Joe," November 1957 --
The Citizens' Councils, "Mau Mau Party" December 1958 --
The Citizens' Council, "Conditions in U.S. Today Offer Alarming Parallel to First Reconstruction Era of a Century Ago," August 1960 --
Richard Quinn (c.1945- ),, "Martin Luther King Day," Fall 1983 --
James Ronald Kennedy (1947- ) and Walter Donald Kennedy (1947- ), "Equality of Opportunity," 1994 --
"Sic Semper Tyrannis" T-shirt, 1999 --
Alister C. Anderson (c.1924- ), "Address at Arlington National Cemetery," June 6, 1999 --
Moses Ezekiel, Arlington Cemetery Confederate Monument, detail June 4, 1914 --
Sons of Confederate Veterans, "Postcard Objecting to Mention of Slavery at Civil War Sites," 2000 --
John J. Dwyer (1956- ), "Introduction" to the War Between the States: America's Uncivil War, 2005 --
"Lincoln's Worst Nightmare," 1996-99 --
States Voting for Lincoln (Republican,1860) and Kerry (Democrat, 2004) --
Sonny Perdue (1946- ), "Confederate History Month Proclamation," March 5, 2008 --
Frank Conner, "Where We Stand Now: And How We Got Here," September 2003 --
Concluding words.
Responsibility: edited by James W. Loewen and Edward H. Sebesta.

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