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American Heritage History of the Civil War by James M. McPherson, Bruce Catton

By James M. McPherson, Bruce Catton


Here is Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Bruce Catton's unsurpassed account of the Civil battle, the most relocating chapters in American history.

Introduced by way of Pulitzer Prize-winner James M. McPherson, the ebook vividly strains the epic fight among the Blue and grey, from the early department among the North and South to the ultimate give up of accomplice troops.

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In nineteenth-century America, evil was often personified and described as an independent, malignant agent. Garnet’s description of slavery is consistent with this notion of evil itself. ” Slavery had actively “fixed a deep gulf between you and us,” he tells the slaves. ” Caught in slavery’s snare of avarice and lust, however, the slave owners could not and would not dismantle the system of evil. ” Although Garnet relies most heavily upon describing the evils of slavery—as did most abolitionists—a very different emotional appeal comprised the last section of the body of his speech.

K My beloved brethren, as Christ has died in vain for those who will not accept of offered mercy, so will it be vain for the advocates of freedom to spend their breath in our behalf, unless with united hearts and souls you make some mighty efforts to raise your sons and daughters from the horrible state of servitude and degradation in which they are placed. It is upon you that woman depends; she can do but little besides using her influence: and it is for her sake and yours that I have come forward and made myself a hissing and a reproach among the people l; for I am also one of the wretched and miserable daughters of the descendants of fallen Africa.

Then they talk about this thing in the head, what do they call it? ). That’s it honey. What’s that got to do with women’s rights or negro’s rights? ” Here again, Truth selects the rhetorical path less taken. Women’s rights speakers typically responded to the charge that women were less intelligent or capable than men by arguing that women had excelled in all the usual intellectual pursuits. Women, they pointed out through examples, had become doctors, lawyers, poets, authors, business owners, and even the Empress of Russia.

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