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Chapter 16

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

If any king had a steam-powered chariot, it was King Cotton. In the late 1790s, Wade Hampton set up a battery of steam cotton gins on his plantation at Columbia, South Carolina. The lands lying north ... More


The South, a Trade Partner?

Stève Sainlaude

in France and the American Civil War: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649948
eISBN:
9781469649962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649948.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Europe’s dependency on North American cotton gave the South leverage. Once hostilities began, the Confederates hoped to inspire a diplomatic choice in their favour through economic pressure since ... More


Reading and Investing in De Bow’s Ideas

John F. Kvach

in De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

De Bow’s Review attracted southerners with similar feelings about regional social and economic development. This chapter re-creates a sizable cohort of Review readers who subscribed to De Bow’s ... More


The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

Robert E. May

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813049229
eISBN:
9780813050058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049229.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This collection of essays addresses the role of foreign affairs in the American Civil War. It argues that foreign relations held far more significance for the war's outcome than is generally ... More


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