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Title The Civil War : opposing viewpoints / William Dudley, book editor.

Imprint San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 1995.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  973.7 C499 1995    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American history series
American history series (San Diego, Calif.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-304) and index.
Contents Southern states may be forced to leave the Union / John C. Calhoun -- The Union must be preserved / Daniel Webster -- Seceding from the Union will help the South / Edmund Ruffin -- Abolishing slavery will help the South / Hinton R. Helper -- Popular sovereignty should settle the slavery question / Stephan A. Douglas -- Slavery should not be allowed to spread / Abraham Lincoln -- Georgia should secede / Robert Toombs -- Georgia should not secede / Alexander H. Stephens -- The northern states should let southern states secede / Albany atlas and argus and William Lloyd Garrison -- The northern states should not let the southern states secede / Indianapolis daily journal and Peoria daily transcript -- Secession is justified / South Carolina declaration -- Secession is not justified / Abraham Lincoln -- War is necessary to preserve the Confederacy / Jefferson Davis -- War is necessary to preserve the Union / Abraham Lincoln -- The battle of Manassas is a glorious victory for the Confederacy / Joseph E. Johnson, Pierre G.T. Beauregard -- Victory at Manassas should not make the South overconfident / Memphis appeal -- The Confederacy should adopt a defensive strategy / George Fitzhugh -- The Confederacy should adopt an offensive strategy / Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis -- The Emancipation Proclamation is a significant achievement / Frederick Douglass -- The Emancipation Proclamation is a worthless act / Clement L. Vallandigham, Jefferson Davis -- Lincoln's actions violate constitutional liberties / Ohio Democratic Convention -- Extraordinary measures in wartime are justified / Abraham Lincoln -- The Union should enlist black soldiers / Frederick Douglass -- The Union should not enlist black soldiers / Garrett Davis -- Blacks should stay neutral in the war / R.H. Vashon -- Blacks should fight for the North / Alfred Green -- Captured black soldiers should be treated as criminals / Confederate Congress -- Captured black soldiers should be treated as prisoners of war / Hannah Johnson -- The North should negotiate for peace / New Jersey Legislature -- The North should not negotiate for peace / Eleventh New Jersey Volunteers -- Sherman's war tactics are inhuman / James M. Calhoun, E.E. Rawson, S.C. Wells -- War is necessarily inhumane / William T. Sherman -- The South should never surrender / Jefferson Davis -- The South should cease fighting / Robert E. Lee -- Lincoln freed the slaves / James M. McPherson -- The slaves were the primary force behind their emancipation / Ira Berlin.
Summary An anthology of articles written at the time of the Civil War and dealing with the political and social issues of that era. Also includes two contemporary perspectives.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1861-1865
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
Added Author Dudley, William, 1964-
ISBN 1565102258 (lib.)
9781565102255 (lib.)
156510224X (pap.)
9781565102248 (pap.)

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