(Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein

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Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War Free read è 107 Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Maury Klein Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War Lusive and relatively unknown Abraham Lincoln; from Secretary of State Seward carrying on his own private negotiations with the South to Major Robert Anderson sitting in his island fortress awaiting reinforcements Never has this immensely significant moment in our national story been so intelligently of so spellbindingly relate. How often have we learned that once Lincoln was elected the South seceded This book delves into the period right before the election the 4 candidates and how the vote went the inability of President Buchanan to keep the country unified the attempts to negotiate and finally the Ft Sumter battle that got the war goingWell written and a great deal of info new Many of the states such as Virginia had a hard time leaving the Union Virginia had many leaders who were strong Unionists and the convention to secede took 17 rounds of voting before the vote to secede was officialThere were options put forth as well The South was demanding new slave states and the North agreed to let New Mexico in as a slave state for the very reason that leading experts said that even if slavery were legal there would not be any as cotton could not grow Another option was to have 2 presidents This clearly did not go far Secretary Seward suggested with utmost seriousness the importance of declaring war on England France or Spain as a way to keep the Southern states loyal Everyone viewed his thoughts on this as wackyInteresting time Out with one of the most corrupt presidents in with one of the most beloved

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Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War Free read è 107 Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Maury Klein Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War Illuminating and well written Deserves a place in the highest ranks of Civil War scholarship The Cleveland Plain DealerIn November 1860 telegraph lines carried the news that Abraham Lincoln had been elected president Over the next five months the United States drifted stumbled and finally plunged into the most destructive war t. Style of this very well researched book with lots of details in the correspondence Amazed at the intricate timelining that Klein used keeping track of all the events and communications in this 4 month period Reviews of this book as novel like were accurate as you did seem to get a sense of the historic characters and what made them tick Interesting that the book seemed to be so harsh on Mary Chesnut as though to intentionally debunk the image of her in Ken Burns documentary Anyway the detailed account of the months between 1860 election and Fort Sumter and all the potential doors that were closed between sides was very fascinating

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Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War Free read è 107 Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Maury Klein Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War His country has ever faced With a masterful eye for telling detail Maury Klein provides fascinating new insights into the period from the election of Abraham Lincoln to the shelling of Fort SumterKlein brings the key players in the tragedy unforgettably to life from the vacillating lame duck President Buchanan to the taciturn e. I became obsessed with the Civil War in junior high after watching the miniseries North and South and have since then read books than I can remember on the topic But this volume deals with a weak spot in my knowledge that I didn t even realize was so incomplete I ve always thought of the outbreak of war in terms of 1Lincoln s election 2South Carolina s succession 3the fall of Fort Sumper That s correct but oh so simplified Days of Defiance spends 400 plus pages fleshing out that outline While a lot of it was interesting I would have been happy with 200 pages The middle section of the book goes into great detail about all the different negotiations taking place in the Senate and House as they tried to reach some sort of compromise that would keep the country together Of greater interest to me was learning about the infighting in Lincoln s cabinet the perceptions of the London Times reporter William Howard Russell and the details about all the communication faux pas that complicated the months leading up to warI actually chose to read this book in preparation for my upcoming trip to Charleston so I was most interested in the parts of Days of Defiance that narrated events within South Carolina I ll be visiting Fort Sumter so I loved learning all about the siege 35 stars


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    Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein Maury Klein À 7 characters Not just one of the best books you'll ever read about the complicated period leading up to the Civil War but one of the best history books you'll ever read period

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    Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Maury Klein Maury Klein À 7 characters Style of this very well researched book with lots of details in the correspondence Amazed at the intricate timelining that Klein used keeping track of all the events and communications in this 4 month period Reviews of this book as novel like were accurate as you did seem to get a sense of the historic characters and what made them tick Interesting that the book seemed to be so harsh on Mary Chesnut as though to intentionally debu

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    (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein When I was an undergraduate at the University of Rhode Island professor Klein assigned his own book for his Civil War class thus I was already turned off while going into the reading However the story was incredibly interesting and I loved the way he presented it The academic historian in me was reluctant at first for take heed this is a popular history book The whole thing read as an exciting novel that I could just n

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    (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein Maury Klein À 7 characters Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War An excellent back and forth view of Southern and Northern personalities that led to the firing on Sumter It covers the period between Lincoln's election and that event I left once persuaded that although the immediate cause of the war was about a state's right to leave the union the underlying cause was always slavery

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    Maury Klein À 7 characters Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Maury Klein (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein I was interested in this book because of my recent visit to Charleston and Fort Sumter The book covers events in the US just prior to and including April 1861 when the Confederacy decided to bombard the Federal fort in Charleston Harbor It is a detailed look at the events politics factionalism and the people who influenc

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    (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Maury Klein I became obsessed with the Civil War in junior high after watching the miniseries North and South and have since then read books than I can remember on the topic But this volume deals with a weak spot in my knowledge that I didn't even realize was so incomplete I've always thought of the outbreak of war in terms of 1Lincoln's election 2South Carolina's succession 3the fall of Fort Sumper That's correct but oh so simplified Days of Defiance

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    Maury Klein À 7 characters (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein How often have we learned that once Lincoln was elected the South seceded? This book delves into the period right before the election the 4 candidates and how the vote went the inability of President Buchanan to keep the country unified the attempts to negotiate and finally the Ft Sumter battle that got the war goingWell written and a great deal of info new Many of the states such as Virginia had a hard time leaving t

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    Maury Klein À 7 characters Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB À Maury Klein Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War A readable fast moving history of the secession crisis and the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter Klein describes all of the various political maneuvering and strategic debates in the North and the South in a well pac

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    Read & Download Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein Maury Klein À 7 characters Days of Defiance tells the story of the lead up to the Civil War primarily in Washington DC and Charleston South Carolina

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    (Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War) [PDF NEW] ☆ Maury Klein This book gives a surprisingly readable detail of the events leading up to Fort Sumter From beatings in the halls of Congress to the

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  • Paperback
  • 528
  • Days of Defiance Sumter Secession and the Coming of the Civil War
  • Maury Klein
  • English
  • 15 March 2020
  • 9780679768821