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The Rise of the Confederate Government (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 

Jeffreson Davis was the first and only President of the Confederacy. After noting his rise to the top of the confederate government, Davis tries to defend the abstract reasons for the south?s succession. While his ideas, such as deeming America?s practice of slavery ?tame,? have been mostly discredited?he clearly ...

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The Rise of the Confederate Government (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 

Jeffreson Davis was the first and only President of the Confederacy. After noting his rise to the top of the confederate government, Davis tries to defend the abstract reasons for the south’s succession. While his ideas, such as deeming America’s practice of slavery “tame,” have been mostly discredited—he clearly describes Lost Cause’s experience of the Civil War—from his federal prison cell.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411466654
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 901,323
  • File size: 2 MB

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Jefferson Finis Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky and grew up in Mississippi. He was elected to Congress from Mississippi in 1845 and, later, to the Senate. President Franklin Pierce appointed him Secretary of War in 1853, but during the growing sectional crisis, Davis returned to the Senate and followed his state when it seceded. When the Confederacy crumbled, Davis was captured and spent two years in Federal prison.

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  • Posted March 20, 2012

    Great book

    Barnes and Noble shipped the book in less than 4 days, and what I've looked at so far i'm loving the book. You don't know the whole story of the Civil War until you read the accounts from both sides.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2013

    absurd

    A poor attempt at justifying treason of the nation that he swore an oath to defend when he was graduated from the West Point.

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    Posted March 15, 2011

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