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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 : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010.
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Most Americans hold basic misconceptions about the Confederacy, the Civil War, and the actions of subsequent neo-Confederates. For example, two thirds of Americans--including most history teachers--think the Confederate States seceded for "states' rights." This error persists because most have never read the key documents about the Confederacy. These documents have always been there. When South Carolina seceded, it  Read more...
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Confederate and neo-Confederate reader.
Jackson, Miss. : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010
(DLC) 2010008340
(OCoLC)553364868
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James W Loewen; Edward H Sebesta
ISBN: 9781604737882 1604737883
OCLC Number: 671655130
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 424 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Unknown well-known documents --
The gathering storm (1787-1860) --
Secession (1859-1861) --
Civil War (1861-1865) --
Reconstruction and fusion (1866-1890) --
The nadir of race relations (1890-1940) --
The civil rights era, 1940- --
Concluding words.
Responsibility: edited by James W. Loewen and Edward H. Sebesta.

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