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Speech, On the nature of Southern society

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985
Title:Speech, On the nature of Southern society
Date:n.d., 2008

One page of a handwritten speech that describes Southern involvement in the Civil War. The speech begins by referring to the work of journalist Edward Pollard, and continues by asserting that the Civil War was begun by wealthy Southern cotton planters and fought on the Confederate side by poor Southern farmers.

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Local identification number: pnh001

Subjects:Pollard, Edward Alfred, 1831-1872 | Speeches, addresses, etc. | Journalists--Southern States | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Confederate States of America--History | Plantation owners--Southern States | Farmers--Southern States | Poor whites--Southern States
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Original Material:

Folder: Newman, Speeches, 1957-1984 & n.d., Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

Rights and Usage:

Digital image copyright 2008, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,1762