Extra Readings

We will read most of these pieces during the course of the semester.  







The Civil War

Joseph E. Brown in Dec. 1860

Stephen's Cornerstone Speech

Lincoln's First Inaugural Address

Davis's First Inaugural Address

The South Carolina Declaration of Causes

Abraham Lincoln on the meaning of the Declaration of Independence

The Emancipation Proclamation

The Gettysburg Address

The meaning of freedom: Jourdan Anderson writes a letter to his former master