Pick ONE of Dew’s central goals and explain how he illustrated his point with historical evidence. Discuss how Dew made his central point by using example of the primary sources he cites.

In his book, Apostles of Disunion, Charles Dew has three central goals: To disabuse the still (surprisingly) commonly held belief that secession was not about preserving slavery but rather about protecting states’ rights To explain how secession was not an obvious or easy decision for many who joined the Confederacy, but was a choice that […]

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