The Militant South, 1800-1861
by John Hope Franklin
Publication Date: Mar 12, 2002
List Price: $22.00
Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Parent Company: University of Illinois
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Identifies the factors and causes of the South’s festering propensity for aggression that contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. This title asserts that the South was dominated by militant white men who resorted to violence in the face of social, personal, or political conflict. It details the consequences of antebellum aggression.
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