2016年3月25日 the civil war: repressible or irrepressible in interpretations of american history:patterns and perspectives (volume i: to 1877), pp 376-391 20160311 下午13:30-16:00 東吳大學外雙溪校區 第二教研大樓 四樓415教室(d0415) 盧令 北老師 1 outline of us history, p112-139 2 the civil war. Italian unity, the american civil war, the crushed polish national upheaval, the irish national struggle and the first the time of the civil war, among german and french exiles it had branches in new york, boston irrepressible conflict” over slavery predicted by william h seward before the civil war48 in 1872 it held. Knowledge is more important than understanding why america's 1850s political dispute degraded into a war that killed, in round numbers between the states, commonly called the civil war, the war of rebellion, etc, requires a fehrenbach, pub 1968 • the repressible conflict: 1830-1861, by avery craven , pub. William w freehling (born 1935) is an american historian, and singletary professor of the humanities emeritus at the university of kentucky freehling has written several well-respected works on the american south during the antebellum era and on the american civil war, most notably prelude to civil war: the.
Michael gomez, from “african identity and slavery in the americas,” pp 301-308 feb 22 geographical and historical divides: the study of the civil war and reconstruction topics: • the civil war • reconstruction reading from couvares volume one: couvares et al, “the civil war: repressible or irrepressible,” pp 309. 10 eric foner, free soil, free labor, free men: the ideology of the republican party before the civil war (oxford: serious—perhaps irrepressible—conflict between northern and southern society 18 (august 1936), 1-20 craven, the repressible conflict, 1831-1860 (baton rouge: louisiana state university press,. The puritans were “bigots or builders,” the american revolution was “ revolutionary or nonrevolutionary,” the constitution reflected “conflict or consensus,” the civil war was “repressible or irrepressible,” and the new deal, “revolutionary or conservative” this approach in interpretations of american history: patterns and. Trump understands andrew jackson better than the civil war that consensus had a name — the “repressible conflict,” inverting william seward's incendiary 1858 argument that there was an irrepressible conflict between slavery and liberty biographer albert beveridge put the consensus view pithily in.
Whether the american civil war was a repressible or an irrepressible conflict or on whether the american lapse into isolationism after world war i was caused more by the vindictiveness of lodge or the inflexibility of wilson to the non- american world the central fact of american history is american technology— what they. History 119, the civil war and reconstruction era, 1848-1877 professor blight spring 2008 please choose one of the following options and write a 1250-1500- word analysis (please include word count with your paper) papers are to be double-spaced and are due no later than the beginning of lecture, in class, thursday,. Other historians, however, have questioned that assumption and have argued that the civil war might have been avoided, that the differences between north and south were not so fundamental as to have necessitated war like proponents of the irrepressible conflict school, advocates of the war as a repressible conflict.
The civil war was not an irrepressible conflict, as earlier generations had called it, but a repressible conflict, as craven titled one of his books the war was brought on not by genuine issues but by extremists on both sides--abolitionist fanatics and southern fire-eaters--who whipped up emotions and. Why the civil war started essay - for a long time, historians have been unable to come to an agreement to why the civil war started and whether or not it was repressible or irrepressible northern and southern writers had different opinions as to why the war occurred to most northern writers, the war occurred because. It further places that narrative within the context of a significant historiographic divide between scholars who have viewed the civil war as irrepressible (ie, the free-labor north) and those who have argued that the conflict was repressible ( ie, the result of blundering politicians and/or reckless agitators in both regions.
A history of the origin of the civil war says the old south was not a monolith one sees the war as the result of an “irrepressible conflict” between two societies with incompatible interests and values the second blames irresponsible agitators and a “blundering generation” of political leaders for bringing.
Everything revolves around slavery and racism as the sole causes of the war, and an almost unexpungeable stain that each generation must strive to the conflict of 1861-1865 was seen as both “repressible” and “irrepressible” (to use the title of a study by arthur cole, the term used first by william. The causes of the civil war: the political, cultural, economic and territorial disputes between north and south (jefferson, nc: mcfarland & company, inc, 2008) avery o craven, “the peculiar institution,” in the repressible conflict, 1830-1861 (baton rouge: louisiana state university press, 1939), 31-62 and james.
Allan nevins argued that the civil war was an irrepressible conflict, adopting a phrase from senator william h seward nevins synthesized contending accounts emphasizing moral, cultural, social, ideological, political, and economic issues in doing so, he brought the historical discussion back to an emphasis on social. Such minor disparities did not have to lead to war they could have, and should have, been accommodated peacefully within the political system the civil war was thus not an irrepressible conflict, as earlier generations had called it, but a “ repressible conflict,” as craven titled one of his books the war was. 319 it is time to re-examine the conflict between proslavery and free-state forces that occurred in kansas prior to and during the civil war repressible” struggle over slavery or a “needless war” engineered by a “blunder- ing generation the reign in american historiography of the “irrepressible conflict” interpre- tation of.