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Toward a Patriarchal Republic: The Secession of Georgia

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Traditionally, the secession of the states in the lower South has been viewed as an irrational response to Lincoln's election or as a rational response to the genuine threat a Republican president posed to the geographical expansion of slavery. Both views emphasize the fundamental importance of relations between the federal government and the southern states, but overlook ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Louisiana State University Press (first published January 1st 1977)
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