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The Fallacies and Lawlessness of Secession

by Thomas Martin Saturday

The recent failed attempt at Scottish secession from the United Kingdom, and the efforts of Catalonia to secede from Spain has focused attention upon the secessionist movement in the United States. 2,005 more words

National Affairs

Judah P. Benjamin

U.S. Senator, Secretary of War, Secretary of State – Confederate States of America, Slaveholder. Some historians have called him “the brains of the Confederacy,” even as others tried to blame him for the South’s defeat. 10 more words

American Jewish History

Gone with the Wind Tour

American’s second favorite book, ranked just after the Bible, is Margaret Mitchell’s  Gone with the Wind.  Set in Atlanta during the Civil War and the following Reconstruction, this extensive historic novel spans 12 years in the life of Southern Belle, Scarlett O’Hara. 257 more words