John Archibald Campbell: Southern Moderate, 1811-1889

! Read ^ John Archibald Campbell: Southern Moderate, 1811-1889 by Robert Saunders Jr Æ eBook or Kindle ePUB. John Archibald Campbell: Southern Moderate, 1811-1889 In May 1861 Campbell resigned from the Court and later became the Confederacys assistant secretary of war. He became widely detested in the North because of his defense of states rights, and he was distrusted in the South because of his moderate views on slavery and secession. In 1853 Campbell was appointed an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who championed both the U.S. Saunders presents the first full biography of the southern U.S. Born and schooled in Georgia, Campbell mo

John Archibald Campbell: Southern Moderate, 1811-1889

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Rating : 4.24 (615 Votes)
Asin : 0817308490
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 304 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-03-22
Language : English

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Political biography of a Supreme Court justice and attorney. jwaskey@carpet.dalton.peachnet.edu John Archibald Campbell's life and political philosophy illustrate the difficulties that Southern moderates faced in developing and implementing a solution to the problems of slavery and secession. Campbell opposed both slavery and secession. Campbell's legal gifts eventually led him to prac

In May 1861 Campbell resigned from the Court and later became the Confederacy's assistant secretary of war. He became widely detested in the North because of his defense of states' rights, and he was distrusted in the South because of his moderate views on slavery and secession. In 1853 Campbell was appointed an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who championed both the U.S. Saunders presents the first full biography of the southern U.S. Born and schooled in Georgia, Campbell moved to Montgomery, Alabama, in the early 1830s, where he joined a successful law practice. He

These views distinguished him from many southerners who steadfastly maintained the sanctity of the peculiar institution. From the Back Cover The life of John Archibald Campbell reflects nearly every major development of 19th-century American history. He participated either directly or indirectly in events ranging from the Indian removal process of the 1830s, to sectionalism and the Civil War, to Reconstruction and redemption. Although not a defender of slavery, he feared that abrupt abolition would produce severe economic and

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