Declarations of dependence : the long reconstruction of popular politics in the South, 1861-1908 /

Through an examination of the pleas and petitions of ordinary North Carolinians, Downs contends that the Civil War redirected, not destroyed, claims of dependence by exposing North Carolinians to the expansive but unsystematic power of Union and Confederate governments, and by loosening the legal ti...

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Main Author: Downs, Gregory P. (Author)
Format: Online
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011]
Series:UNC Press law publications.
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
Online Access:HeinOnline UNC Press Law Publications
HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World
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