Webster's March 7th Speech/Secession

Cover image for

Download


Author: H.D. Foster
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,905 / 45 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.8
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 299
mnybks.net#: 2665
Genres: History, Politics
Excerpt

ollapse. For strategic reasons it changed its policy. But it went on steadily growing and gaining ground until it triumphed in 1861. Webster, not his foolish opponents, gauged its strength correctly in 1850.

The clew to what actually happened in 1850 lies in the course of such an ardent Southerner as, for example, Langdon Cheeves. Early in the year, he was a leading secessionist, but at the close of the year a leading anti-secessionist. His change of front, forced upon him by his own thinking about the situation was a bitter disappointment to himself. What animated him was a deep desire to take the whole South out of the Union. When, at the opening of the year, the North seemed unwilling to compromise, he, and many another, thought their time had come. At the first Nashville Convention he advised a general secession, assuming that Virginia, "our premier state," would lead the movement and when Virginia later in the year swung over from secession to anti-secession, Cheeves reluctantly changed his policy. Th

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Webster's March 7th Speech/Secession by H.D. Foster - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Webster's March 7th Speech/Secession by H.D. Foster - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for Webster's March 7th Speech/Secession by H.D. Foster - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for Webster's March 7th Speech/Secession by H.D. Foster - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for Webster's March 7th Speech/Secession by H.D. Foster - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for Webster's March 7th Speech/Secession by H.D. Foster - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
An Island Story
by H.E. Marshall
...After a Few Words...
by Gordon Randall Garrett
Charles Lyell and Modern Geology
by Thomas George Bonney
''Abe'' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories
by Alexander K. McClure
The Age of Invention
by Holland Thompson

See more popular titles from this genre.