John M. Sacher's A Perfect War of Politics: Parties, Politicians, and PDF

By John M. Sacher

ISBN-10: 0807128481

ISBN-13: 9780807128480

ISBN-10: 080713242X

ISBN-13: 9780807132425

Though antebellum Louisiana shared the remainder of the South's dedication to slavery and cotton, the presence of a considerable sugarcane undefined, huge Creole and Catholic populations, a number of international and northerly immigrants, and the great urban of latest Orleans made it might be the main unsouthern of southern states. John M. Sacher's an ideal conflict of Politics explores why Louisiana joined its pals in seceding from the Union in early 1861 and provides the 1st finished research of the state's antebellum political events and their interplay with the voters. Sacher exhibits that, even supposing civic participation increased past the elite from 1824 to 1861, Louisiana remained a "white men's democracy." eventually, he explains, an obsession with protecting white men's liberty led Louisiana's politicians to help secession. Sacher's welcome examine offers a clean, grass-roots viewpoint at the political reasons of the Civil warfare and confirms the dominant function nearby politics performed in antebellum Louisiana.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Perfect War of Politics: Parties, Politicians, and Democracy in Louisiana, 1824--1861 PDF

Best history books

Get The History of Silk - Cotton - Linen - Wool - and Other PDF

"CHAPTER II. background OF THE SILK MANUFACTURE persevered TO THE FOURTH CENTURY. SPINNING, DYEING, AND WEAVING. excessive measure OF EXCELLENCE ATTAINED IN those ARTS. Testimony of the Latin Poets of the Augustan age—Tibullos—Propertius—Virgil —Horace—Ovid—Dyonisius Perigetes—Strabo. point out of silk by way of authors within the first(.

Download e-book for iPad: The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865–1895 by Jane Turner Censer

This impressively researched e-book tells the $64000 yet little-known tale of elite southern white women's winning quest for a degree of self-reliance and independence among antebellum strictures and the restored patriarchy of Jim Crow. Profusely illustrated with the studies of attention-grabbing ladies in Virginia and North Carolina, it offers a compelling new bankruptcy within the historical past of yank ladies and of the South.

Download e-book for iPad: Ireland's Fairy Lore by

Ireland's pagan earlier survives this day in a lot of its fairy lore and legends. Mahon examines the lore and legends that hold those historical gods part of Ireland's mythic panorama, and in addition appears on the legendary heroes, queens and supernatural beings corresponding to Fionn mac Cumhal, Queen Maeve (Medb) and the Banshee.

New PDF release: An illustrated history of Lyon County, Minnesota

An illustrated background of Lyon County, Minnesota. 726 Pages.

Extra info for A Perfect War of Politics: Parties, Politicians, and Democracy in Louisiana, 1824--1861

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Perfect War of Politics: Parties, Politicians, and Democracy in Louisiana, 1824--1861 by John M. Sacher

by Brian

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 19 votes