Published January 17, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||384|
The United Daughters of the Confederacy, a women’s group that was formed in , led the effort to revise Confederate history at the turn of the 20th : Coleman Lowndes. One of the most important works written about the Civil War came from someone who didn't fight in the war itself. In , Edward Pollard, an editor for a Richmond newspaper, published The Lost Cause, championing his voluminous book as a “New Southern history” of the by: American Civil War, four-year war (–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded to form the Confederate States of America. It arose out of disputes over slavery and states’ rights. When antislavery candidate Abraham Lincoln was elected president (), the Southern states seceded. Filed under: United States -- History -- Civil War, The American War: Its Origin, Cause and Probable Results, Considered Specially With Regard to Slavery (Dunedin, NZ: J. Mackay, ), by Thomas Halliwell (PDF in Australia).
The history of the Southern United States reaches back hundreds of years and includes the Mississippian people, well known for their mound an history in the region began in the very earliest days of the exploration and colonization of North America. Spain, France, and England eventually explored and claimed parts of what is now the Southern United States, and the cultural. While the book can’t displace James M. McPherson’s “Battle Cry of Freedom,” still perhaps the single greatest volume ever written on the Civil War or even on United States history, it Author: Gregory Downs. Scartoons: Racial Satire and the Civil War. Selected Civil War Letters from the Southern Historical Collection. Selected Civil War Photographs. Southern Voices: Texts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The United States Civil War Center: Civil War Collections & the Civil War Book Review. United States Foreign Policy TimelineAuthor: Lisa Bier. The American Civil War () was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy". Led by Jefferson Davis, the Confederacy fought for its independence from the United States.
The Southern states (also known as the Confederacy), on the other hand, wanted to keep slavery. They relied on African slaves to farm their main crops of cotton and tobacco. It was a bloody conflict that tore the country apart before slavery was finally abolished. The war ended in with a victory for the North. History › American Civil. As the fractured United States fought, the holiday took on new meaning. By the end of the war in , Christmas had gone from a relatively unimportant holiday to the opposite—a day rooted in . The Coming of the American Civil War, and she quotes it again in the conclusion to her latest one, Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War. By bookending her two-volume history of. The Southern United States, also known as the American South, the Southern States, or simply the South, is a geographic and cultural region of the United is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Western United States, with the Midwestern United States and Northeastern United States to its north and the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico to its y: United States.