role of William L. Yancey in the secession movement ...

by Austin Louis Venable in [Nashville]

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  • Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863.,
  • Secession.,
  • Alabama -- Politics and government -- To 1865.

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Statementby Austin L. Venable ...
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LC ClassificationsE415.9.Y2 V4
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Pagination33 p.
Number of Pages33
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Open LibraryOL189958M
LC Control Numbera 46003550
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secession would avoid the clash that might follow a mass movement." At Montgomery, Alabama, in May, , as a delegate to a commercial vonvention, he had the opportunity to forward "the Union of the Southern States" for secession and prevailed on William L. Yancey to launch a movement for South-ern independence.   And here's what Alabama legislator William L. Yancey, the "father of secession", said at the Alabama secession convention, in response to a request from a Unionist delegate from Tuscaloosa to delay the secession vote. The majority of the editorials of these two papers were written by Ira P. Jones and R. K. Walker, respectively. They were insistent in asserting that William L. Yancey was the leader of a disunion conspiracy and that the disruption of the Charleston Convention was engineered to further the plans of the disunionists per se. To understand Alabama history one must appreciate the impact of the failure of secession of the state in the subsequent half century as well as the causes for the success of the Civil Rights Movement in the state in the mid-twentieth century. The prophet of the first revolution was William.

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, author, Brion McClanahan and Mike Church, editors Published a year after the war, it provides the best argument every assembled in one book for the constitutional right of secession. Everyone interested in the overall design of the Constitution ratified by the several States in should read this book. William L. Yancey and the League of United Southerners () Austin L. Venable William W. Boyce: A Leader of the Southern Peace Movement () Roger P. Leemhuis On the Battlefront. The Bombardment of Charleston, Union General Quincy Gillmore, the Targeting of Civilians, and the Ethics of Modern War () Christopher A. South Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras is an anthology of the most enduring and important scholarly articles about the Civil War and Reconstruction era published in the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association.   William Lowndes Yancey (Aug – J ) was a journalist, politician, orator, diplomat and an American leader of the Southern secessionmovement. A member of the group known as the Fire-Eaters, Yancey was one of the most-effective agitators for secession and rhetorical defenders of early critic of John C. Calhoun at the time of the Nullification Crisis of

The Breckinridge Movement in Tennessee. Great Speech of William L. Yancey at Memphis. Vigorous Bombardment of Douglas His Claim to Regularity Denied Charge of Sharp Practice in Obtaining the.

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Walther examines the personality and political life of the uncompromising fire-eater. William Lowndes Yancey (Aug – J ) was a journalist, politician, orator, diplomat and an American leader of the Southern secession movement.

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Though born in Georgia, Yancey in moved with his mother and stepfather, an antislavery Presbyterian minister, to.

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William L. Yancey and Edmund Ruffin Two of the most prominent secessionists who founded the League of United Southerners in Walked out of the Democratic Convention and Douglas, three cheers for "an independent Southern Republic.".

The role of William L. Yancey in the secession movement a summary of a thesis. Author: Venable, Austin L. (Austin Lewis), Year: The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey.

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Search. Read. Read. Read. The role of William L. Yancey in the secession movement. Austin Louis Venable Not in Library. Confederate States. Yancey's critical link in the secession movement was to divide the Democrat Party during its Convention, thereby destroying the Democrats as a national party and insuring Abraham Lincoln's election.

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YANCEY, William Lowndes, (uncle of Joseph Haynsworth Earle), a Representative from Alabama; born at the Falls of the Ogeechee, Warren County, Ga., Aug ; attended preparatory school and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.; studied law in Sparta, Ga., was admitted to the bar in and commenced practice in Greenville, S.C.; moved to Cahawba, Ala., in ; temporarily abandoned.

An ordinance of Secession is the way the states legally broke away from The United States. These documents stated why the state was seceding for each state. These documents were ratified in and Alabama was the fourth state to secede.

William Yancey was the main author of Alabama’s Ordinance of Secession. The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey by John Witherspoon Du Bose (Book) The role of William L. Yancey in the secession movement: a summary of a thesis by Austin L Venable (Book) Yancey   Is William L Harris a liberal democrat.

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William Lowndes Yancey (). Prior to the publication of this book by the University of Hous‐ ton's Eric Walther, those seeking published sec‐ ondary works on Yancey could consult only an overly laudatory biography or brief sketches in various modern treatments of secession and the Civil War.

Walther is well suited to pen a criti‐. There has been little recent work on Yancey. John W. DuBose, The Life and Times of William Lowndes Yancey (2 vols., ; repr. ), is a well-researched study striving for objectivity, but occasionally the author's pro-Southern bias shows.

Also useful is Austin L. Venable, The Role of William Yancey in the Secession Movement (). One of the most vocal leaders of the secession movement, Alabama Congressman and journalist William Lowndes Yancey, toured the North in the Fall of and made speeches explaining the Southern view on secession.

In those speeches he actually mentioned the tariff, but downplayed it as an issue that could lead to secession. William Lowndes Yancey (Aug – J ) was a journalist, politician, orator, diplomat and an American leader of the Southern secession movement.

A member of the group known as the Fire-Eaters, Yancey was one of the most effective agitators for secession and rhetorical defenders of early critic of John C.

Calhoun and nullification, by the late s Yancey began. Yancey's critical link in the secession movement was to divide the Democrat Party during its Convention, thereby destroying the Democrats as a national party and insuring Abraham Lincoln's election.

Yancey worked tirelessly to foment secession as a Congressman, state representative in Alabama, and newspaperman.

William Lowndes Yancey and the Coming of the Civil War: Walther, Eric H.: Books - The Role of William L. Yancey in the Secession Movement. [Nashville]: N.p., ___. "William L. Yancey's Transition from Unionism to State Rights." Journal of Southern History 10 (August ): Walther, Eric H.

"We Shall Fire the Southern Heart: William Lowndes Yancey." In The Fire-Eaters, pp. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State. InAlabama's leading "fire-eating" secessionist, William L.

Yancey, was predicting "a Southern Confederacy," even suggesting that the giant state of Texas might be its leading element (though he said that to prominent Texan and fire-eater Senator Louis T. Wigfall, no doubt to flatter him into staying in line on secession).

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Books Go Search Hello Select your address Best. William Lowndes Yancey (born Augdied J ) was a journalist who went on to fame, or infamy, as a politician, orator, and diplomat.

He spent years as one of the chief leaders of the Southern secession movement to protect slavery as an institution. The Liberator Announces the Death of William L. Yancey Blog entry posted on J by JD Thomas William Lowndes, Yancey, whose death is announced from Richmond, was born in Columbia, S.C.

inbut at an early age removed to Alabama, Where he served in the legislature, and was inelected to Congress, serving for two terms.

To understand Alabama history one must appreciate the impact of the failure of secession of the state in the subsequent half century as well as the causes for the success of the Civil Rights Movement in the state in the mid-twentieth century. The prophet of the first revolution was William Lowndes Yancey and the prophet of the second was Martin.

The World’s Famous Orations. America: II. (–). His Speech of Protest in the Charleston Convention William Lowndes Yancey (–63) (). Buy William Lowndes Yancey and the Coming of the Civil War by Walther, Eric H.

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William L. Yancey of Alabama Delivered in the National Democratic Convention” (Charleston: Walker, Evans, ),   Especially in the early s, some even backed independent, “Southern Rights Party” or “State-Rights Party” candidates for office. William L.

Yancey, who was quickly becoming widely recognized as a leading spokesman for Southern interests on a national level, took the lead in urging the formation of Associations throughout Alabama.Prior to the publication of this book by the University of Houston's Eric Walther, those seeking published secondary works on Yancey could consult only an overly laudatory biography or brief sketches in various modern treatments of secession and the Civil War.

Walther is well suited to pen a critical evaluation of Yancey.