From oligarchy to republicanism : the great task of reconstruction / Forrest A. Nabors.

"The key to understanding the antebellum South and the Civil War is not slavery per se, but the anti-republican ethos that permeated the beliefs, habits, and way of life of the Southern Oligarchy and set them at odds with not only Northerners, but middle class, poor, and enslaved Southerners as...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Nabors, Forrest A. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2017]
Series:Studies in constitutional democracy.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Meaning of the new birth of freedom
  • Part I. Republican argument: 1. What were they reconstructing ; 2. Relationship of slavery to Southern oligarchy ; 3. Origin of Southern oligarchy ; 4. Oligarchy rises ; 5. American Republicanism regroups
  • Part II. Test and implications: 6. Evidence ; 7. Burial of the New Birth of Freedom.