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    • Letters from John H. Lewis to John Coffee.

    • 1830-07-11
    • In the first letter, written July 11, 1830, Lewis discusses the conflict between Governor Gabriel Moore and Colonel John McKinley. McKinley allegedly did not support Moore's nephew for the post of U.S. marshal, and Lewis predicts that "this...
    • 2010-06-09
    • "The Permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America."

    • 1861-04-10
    • This article discusses the ratification of the Confederate constitution and the recent formation of the Confederate States. It defends secession, praises the actions and intent of the people, and predicts a bright future for the new government:...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The War Declared."

    • 1861-04-17
    • This article argues that the United States government has effectively declared war on the South because it refused to receive a Confederate delegation or surrender Fort Sumter. The article also predicts that the Confederate forces will take the...
    • 2010-01-25
    • Letter from Jabez Curry to his son, Thomas, a Confederate soldier.

    • 1862-06-09
    • In the letter Curry discusses a recent drought and the effects it will have on the Confederate cause: "If the drouth continues, and I fear it will, it will be the greatest of calamities to the Confederacy--with good seasons provisions would be made...
    • 2009-12-03
    • Letter from Thomas Warrick near Dalton, Georgia, to his wife, Martha.

    • 1864-04-01
    • During the war, Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he predicts that the "yankes will give us a fit be fore minnie days," and he discusses possible troop movements...
    • 2009-12-03
    • Letter from Thomas Warrick near Acworth, Georgia, to his wife, Martha.

    • 1864-05-21
    • During the war, Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he explains that the Confederate forces are retreating from Dalton, Georgia, and are about thirty miles from...
    • 2009-12-03
    • "Race Separation."

    • 1900-08-11
    • This article cites a newspaper from Washington, D.C., which predicts that segregationist sentiment in the nation's capital will lead to "Jim Crow" street cars there: "What is true in Washington is true elsewhere, and especially in the South. The...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Back to Normalcy."

    • 1929-10-26
    • This article argues that the stock market crash was inevitable because "the country had gone speculation mad"; while the country will suffer "painful consequences," the author predicts that "the shock will not be so severe as it has been on former...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • 1929-10-30
    • "Many Branches Of Trade To Be Benefited, View Of Fiscal Officials." This article suggests that the recent stock market crash will benefit many businesses because of resulting "easy money rates, accompanied by a rejuvenated bond market and a...
    • 2010-01-25

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