Confederate Truths: Documents of the Confederate & Neo-Confederate Tradition from 1787 to the Present.
NEWS AND EVENTS
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The Gathering Storm
(1787 – 1860)
(1859 – 1861)
(1861 – 1865)
Reconstruction and Fusion
(1866 – 1890)
The Nadir of Race Relations
(1890 – 1940)
The Civil Rights Era
(1940 – Present)
Washington Peace Convention of 1861 proposes amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Alexander H. Stephens' speech before the Virginia Secession Convention
Virginia Proposes an Amendment to the Constitution
Florida Secession Convention speeches on why secession is necessary
Alabama Resolutions on how to avoid secession by safeguarding slavery
Louisiana Commissioner Geo. Williamson urges Texas to secede "to preserve the blessings of African slavery."
Secession Commissioner S.F. Hale of Alabama urges Kentucky to secede to avoid racial equality and the "lust of half-civilized Africans."
Essay, "State of the County" by James Thornwell, January 1861
Texas Secession Convention, “A Declaration of the Causes Which Impel the State of Texas to Secede from the Federal Union,” February 2, 1861