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State rights in the Confederacy. by Frank Lawrence Owsley

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Published by Peter Smith in Gloucester (Mass.) .
Written in English


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Originally published University of Chicago Press, 1925.

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Open LibraryOL19765904M

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In American political discourse, states' rights are political powers held for the state governments rather than the federal government according to the United States Constitution, reflecting especially the enumerated powers of Congress and the Tenth enumerated powers that are listed in the Constitution include exclusive federal powers, as well as . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Owsley, Frank Lawrence, State rights in the Confederacy. Gloucester, Mass., Peter Smith, [©]. state rights in the confederacy. To win its independence, the Confederacy needed a government strong enough to make the most of all the available human and material resources, but some of the state leaders were no more willing to concede power to the Confederate government than they had been to the Federal government. This chapter discusses the critical study of Confederate history, which began in with Frank L. Owsley's State Rights in the Confederacy. Up to that time a nostalgic celebration of Confederate nationalism reigned in the South in the form of the Lost Cause myth. Owsley found fault with the myth, especially in its affirmation of unity among whites behind the Confederate Author: Mark E. Neely.

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State rights in the Confederacy. Frank Lawrence Owsley. Peter Smith, - Confederate States of America - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Confederate States of America State rights States' rights. This chapter discusses the critical study of Confederate history, which began in with Frank L. Owsley's State Rights in the Confederacy. Up to Author: Mark E. Neely. States' rights (American politics) title_display: State rights in the Confederacy: title_full: State rights in the Confederacy Owsley, Frank Lawrence, title_short: State rights in the Confederacy: topic_facet: Politics and government States' rights (American politics). The Confederacy, when used within or in reference to North America, generally means the Confederate States of America. It is also called the Southern Confederacy and refers to 11 states that renounced their existing agreement with others of the United States in – and attempted to establish a new nation in which the authority of the central government would be .