2 edition of northern plea for the right of secession. found in the catalog.
northern plea for the right of secession.
George W. Bassett
|Statement||By Geo. W. Bassett.|
|LC Classifications||E440.5 .B31|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||20006395|
The cause of the war itself is not complicated -- the South seceded and the North immediately began a dramatic economic collapse. Northerners quickly discovered that their great wealth and employment depended on the South -- on manufacturing for the South, on financing Southern agriculture, on shipping Southern commodities around the world. SECESSION and UNION Introduction by Manisha Sinha IVL WAR.
The second section of the book examines the instruments that the theory of democratic secession invokes in order to justify secession and presents both Author: Daniel Weinstock. A Plea for Southern Unionists, by One of Them. Aug. 18, There is such a prevalent misconception in the minds of the Northern people and the conductors of .
A more long-standing secession drive seeks to create the new state of Jefferson, to be carved out of far northern California and southern Oregon. The Jefferson movement got off to a strong start in when “a group of young men gained national media attention when, brandishing hunting rifles for dramatic effect, they stopped traffic on U.S. The election of Lincoln provoked the legislature of South Carolina to call a state convention to consider secession. Prior to the war, South Carolina did more than any other Southern state to advance the notion that a state had the right to nullify federal laws, and even to Date: Ap – April 9, (3 years, days).
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Publication date Topics Secession, United States -- Politics and government Pages: The best known was Lysander Spooner, who defended this right in No Treason, published in three parts.
Another was George W. Bassett, a twenty-year veteran of abolitionist agitation, who published two tracts: A Northern Plea for the Right of Secession and A Discourse on the Wickedness and Folly of the Present War.
A Northern Plea for the Right of Secession. Ottawa, IL: Printed at the office of the Free Trader, 24p. Bates, Martine G. William Lowndes Yancey: Alabama Secession Leader.
McClintock’s book is a fine study of how the North reacted to secession. It is primarily a study of the political response, which is understandable given the extent to which secession in those months was predominantly a political issue. His depiction northern plea for the right of secession. book the major political actors /5.
Source: Oxford American “Reading and hearing about the hue and cry from thousands for secession since the election, with Texas leading the pack, I highly recommend the book Better Off Without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto For Southern Secession by Chuck Thompson.
He presents an intriguing and plausible plan, with a touch of humor, /5(). Northern editorials on secession, Volume 1 interests issue labor laws less liberty Lincoln maintain majority matter means ment millions mind moral natural negro never North Northern once opinion party patriotism peace political position practical present preserve President principle propose proposition protection About Google Books.
The Right of Secession. by Gene Kizer, Jr. There is no evidence that secession was illegal or prohibited by the Constitution, and in fact there is almost overwhelming evidence to the contrary, that secession was a legal, constitutionally sanctioned act.
The Southern States Secede During Lincoln’s campaign, Southern states, due to their fear of a ban on slavery, warned they would secede if Lincoln won. Thus, on DecemSouth Carolina became the first state to secede from the “Union.” Shortly after, the other southern states followed to join theFile Size: 9MB.
An early example of secession is that of northern Israelite tribes from the larger Davidian kingdom after the death of Solomon ( BC). Venezuela and Ecuador were created in when they seceded from Gran Colombia.
Military action by Finnish nationalists enabled Finland to secede from a weakened Russia after Filed under: Secession -- Southern States Northern Interests And Southern Independence: A Plea For United Action (Philadelphia: W. and A. Martien, ), by Charles J.
Stillé page edition (with slightly more text than in page edition): page images at HathiTrust. Sometime between South Carolina's secession and Fort Sumter, George Bassett, a northern abolitionist wrote an excellent mini-book/pamphlet titled A Northern Plea for the Right of Secession.
It's available for free online. The truth is that the Northern states were every bit as active in threatening secession and nullification as the citizens of the Southern states were in the half century preceding the war. Americans from all regions understood that the system of states’ rights and federalism that was established by the founding fathers (and destroyed by.
A State claims to secede in virtue of her right as a sovereignty. When a county becomes a sovereignty it may prefer an equal claim, but then it cannot be a county. The comparison fails in other respects. The secession of a State from others is the case of men who separate; the secession of a county would be that of a limb torn from the body.
Northern Opinion of Approaching Secession Senator Wilson, one of his most prominent indorsers, declared before the United States senate that he never saw a man who did approve of all the sentiments in the book, and that it was through mistake that the objectionable views of the author were retained in the smaller edition.
^"^ In the house. Is Davis a Traitor. Or Was Secession a Constitutional Right Previous to the War of. Albert Taylor Bledsoe, author, Brion McClanahan and Mike Church, editors Published a year after the war, it provides the best argument every assembled in one book for the constitutional right of secession.
Everyone interested in the overall design of the Constitution. South Carolina Filed under: Secession -- South Carolina The Correspondence Between the Commissioners of the State of So.
to the Government at Washington and the President of the United States Together with the Statement of Messrs. Miles and Keitt (Charleston, SC: Evans and Cogswell, ), by South Carolina Convention (). Repudiation of the Right of Secession-- The Mississippi Convention.
despised the mealy-mouthedness of the Northern peace men. by setting up the plea that the right of secession.
Why wasn’t Confederate President Jefferson Davis ever tried for treason. According to a new book, it’s because the Union thought there was a strong possibility that his case would raise troubling questions about the constitutionality of secession, and that a possible acquittal would signal that the Union’s war effort had been unjustified.
Cynthia Nicoletti, a legal. In9 of the original poll books for Harrison County on the secession vote were found in the archives of West Virginia University in Morgantown. While not complete, it contained over 2, votes.
The missing volumes would have added perhaps another votes. A tabulation of the recorded votes was surprising.In his book Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec, Buchanan outlined limited rights to secession under certain circumstances, mostly related to oppression by people of other ethnic or racial groups, and especially those previously conquered by other people.The right of secession was almost universally accepted untilwhen Lincoln came up with a new theory of the Constitution based on an text by Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story.
Story’s theory was that there was an American nation in the minds of .