The Confederate and neo-Confederate reader : the "great truth" about the "lost cause" (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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The Confederate and neo-Confederate reader
Jackson, Miss. : University Press of Mississippi, c2010.
(DLC) 2010008340
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James W Loewen; Edward H Sebesta
ISBN: 9781496801005 1496801008 9781604737882 1604737883
OCLC Number: 671655130
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 424 p.)
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.

Abstract:

Most Americans hold basic misconceptions about the Confederacy, the Civil War, and the actions of subsequent neo-Confederates. Errors persist because most have never read the key documents about the  Read more...

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