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Kentucky, 1861

Loyalty, State, and Nation

Nicolas W. Proctor

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 07/2022
Pages: 192
Subject: History
Print ISBN: 9781469670713
eBook ISBN: 9781469672397


Kentucky, 1861 pulls students into the secession crisis following Lincoln's 1860 election. During a special session of the Kentucky legislature, set against the looming threat of violence, students grapple with questions about the future of slavery and the constitutionality of secession.