By Thomas H. Appleton, John David Smith
Utilizing biographical, demographic, political, social, and cultural methods, the 9 essays during this e-book offer a probing examine the South's variety and its very important position within the nationwide earlier. The authors discover the strain among the South's well-worn mythic photos and the variety that bred such influential leaders as Philip Mazzei, Henry Clay, A. B. chuffed Chandler, and John Sherman Cooper. The chapters illustrate the South's complexity in assessing the region's undeniable people, slave panics, army process, racial reform, and temperance flow. The e-book untangles the South's mythology and gives clean and penetrating insights into the continued reassessment of the region.
Written through best specialists at the South's wealthy previous, this booklet presents 9 essays at the historical past of the South. using biographical, demographic, political, social, and cultural ways, the essays offer a probing examine the South's range and its very important position within the nationwide prior. The authors discover the strain among the South's well-worn pictures and the variety that bred such influential leaders as Philip Mazzei, Henry Clay, A. B. satisfied Chandler, and John Sherman Cooper.
The South has constantly been a land of complexity and alter. A Mythic Land Apart illustrates this in assessing the region's simple people, slave panics, army procedure, racial reform, and temperance stream. no matter if captured in fiction, movie, or historic literature, the South's heritage is still intertwined with its mythic self. The essays during this e-book untangle the South's mythololgy and provide clean and penetrating insights into the continuing reassessment of the region.
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12. Carl E. Kramer, “Images of a Developing City: Louisville, 1800–1830,” Filson Club History Quarterly, 52 (1978):186–87. 13. F. Garvin Davenport, Ante-Bellum Kentucky: A Social History, 1800–1860 (Oxford, OH, 1943), 22. 14. Harrison D. Taylor, Ohio County, Kentucky, in the Olden Days (Louisville, 1926), 24. 15. Davenport, Ante-Bellum Kentucky, 29–30; Robert M. Ireland, The County Courts in Antebellum Kentucky (Lexington, KY, 1972), 4. 16. Willie Moss Watkins, The Men, Women, Events, Institutions & Lore of Casey County, Kentucky (Louisville, 1939), 105.
There is no one in so high repute among them as a reformed drunkard. 44 Like most of the temperance societies of the 1820s and 1830s, the Washingtonian movement did not survive long as a distinct phase of the temperance crusade. It appears to have peaked in Kentucky in 1842 and thereafter declined. Its influence, however, was profound. Prior to the Washingtonian crusade, temperance arguments had been reasoned, factual, and based on moral and religious conviction. The zealous Washingtonians injected drama and emotionalism.