Myths of American Slavery

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Myths of American Slavery is not a defense of slavery but instead a sincere attempt to defeat the spread of misinterpretations and misrepresentations that continue to bedevil race relations and contaminate America�s political landscape.

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Overview

Myths of American Slavery is not a defense of slavery but instead a sincere attempt to defeat the spread of misinterpretations and misrepresentations that continue to bedevil race relations and contaminate America�s political landscape.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589800472
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,016,789
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 1.06 (d)

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Descendants of Civil War soldiers, twin brothers James Ronald Kennedy and Walter Donald Kennedy have held posts with the Sons of Confederate Veterans for several years. Both also are founding members of the League of the South. In their spare time, the brothers enjoy participating in reenactments of Civil War battles. They are also the authors of The South Was Right! and Why Not Feedom!: America's Revolt Against Big Government, both published by Pelican.

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Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Introduction 9
Chapter 1 Slavery: A Worldwide Phenomenon 13
Chapter 2 Slavery Comes to the New World 21
Chapter 3 Abolitionism Versus Christianity 69
Chapter 4 African-Americans, Free Born and Slave 101
Chapter 5 Slavery Versus Secession 141
Chapter 6 Lincoln: The Un-Emancipator 163
Chapter 7 Slavery and the Confederate States of America 183
Chapter 8 The Flag of Slavery 195
Chapter 9 On the State of Slavery in Virginia 211
Chapter 10 On Jordan's Stormy Banks 221
Addendum I Abstract: On the State of Slavery in Virginia 235
Addendum II Early Anti-Slavery Tract 241
Addendum III Recommended Reading List 247
Notes 253
Bibliography 269
Index 275
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