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The House Divided: A Sourcebook for the Secession Crisis of 1860-61 [Kindle Edition]

James Buchanan , John Sherman , J. B. Jones , Abner Doubleday , Jefferson Davis , Abraham Lincoln

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Book Description

In November 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected President by a narrow plurality, lighting the fuse on the bomb that would explode five months later at Fort Sumter. 150 years later, controversy still swirls around what exactly caused this conflagration. Were the Southron rebels motivated by anything other than slavery? Was the war about states' rights and the economic disparity between North and South?

This book compiles dozens of letters, speeches, newspaper articles, and the ordinances of secession of the Confederate states to illustrate the arguments on both sides, and to show the sequence of events that led to one of America's bloodiest wars.

Product Details

  • File Size: 426 KB
  • Print Length: 326 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Pulp Electronique (November 25, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,128,865 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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