Causes for the War Between the States

(from the Southern View)

If one doesn't understand the full, true motives that drove one American to take up arms against another American, than you can never know the honest history of the War for Southern Independence, or how those events have truly affected Americans in general. Students are taught the Union side in every classroom, in every school, in every city, in every county, in every state of America. This is an attempt to show you that, regardless of what you were taught, there is another side, and you are entitled to know what it was. So sit back, relax, let your mind wander back across the years to the Ante Bellum era. Let's see what the Southerner thought he was fighting for. You might be surprised.

Causes of the Civil War (From "Reminiscences Of The Civil War", (Chapter I) By John B. Gordon, Maj. Gen. CSA)

Origin of the War (Written by Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, of Virginia around 1876.)

Slavery and States Rights (A speech by "Fight'n" Joe Wheeler in 1894.)

The Confederate Cause and Its Defenders (An Address delivered by Judge George L. Christian in 1898.)

The Vindication of The South (An Address delivered by B. B. Mumford in 1889.)