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The Confederate and neo-Confederate reader [electronic resource] : the "great truth" about the "lost cause" /

edited by James W. Loewen and Edward H. Sebesta.

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Names: Loewen, James W. | Sebesta, Edward H.
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010.
Topics: History. | Confederate States of America - Sources. | Southern States - History - 19th century - Sources. | Southern States - History - 20th century - Sources. | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Causes - Sources. | HISTORY. | HISTORY - United States - 19th Century.
Regions: Confederate States of America - Sources. | Southern States - History - 19th century - Sources. | Southern States - History - 20th century - Sources. | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Causes - Sources. | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Influence - Sources. | Southern States. | United States. | United States - Confederate States of America.
Genres: Electronic books. | History. | Sources.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 424 pages) : illustrations, maps
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781604737882 (electronic bk.)
1604737883 (electronic bk.)
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Summary: Most Americans hold basic misconceptions about the Confederacy, the Civil War, and the actions of subsequent neo-Confederates. For example, two thirds of Americans--including most history teachers--think the Confederate States seceded for "states' rights." This error persists because most have never read the key documents about the Confederacy. These documents have always been there. When South Carolina seceded, it published "Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union." The document actually opposes st.
Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865)

More Details for: The Confederate and neo-Confederate read