The Confederacy as a Revolutionary Experience
by Emory Thomas

A historical essay that argues for some obvious points: (1) The Confederacy arose as an independence movement to defend states’ rights, the agrarian life-style, and slavery and to oppose tariffs and centralization. (2) To conduct its war for independence it adopted centralization and abandoned state’s rights and the agrarian life-style, and was about to give up even slavery.

Year Read: 2008

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