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Collection Reference Number GLC01265.17
From Archive Folder Civil war loyalty pamphlets 
Title Against the Degradation of the States: an Oration Delivered Before the Peace Democracy, at Canton, Stark County, Ohio, July 4, 1863
Date 1863
Author Corry, William McMillan (1811-1880)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Published at the request of the Democrats. Argues that the recognition of the South is inevitable. Proclaims that the federal government is attempting to overthrow the sovereignty of the Confederate States. Emphasizes the right and constitutional authority of nullification, particularly pertaining to the Confederate States. Alludes to the nullification controversy of South Carolina. Concludes that the men of the state of Ohio must come to the rescue of the South and "integrity of state rights."
Subjects US Constitution  Nullification  Law  Government and Civics  Civil War  Military History  Copperheads  Confederate States of America  Democratic Party  
People Corry, William McMillan (1811-1880)  
Place written Cincinnati, Ohio
Theme The American Civil War; Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Corry was an Independent candidate for the Board of Public Works in Ohio, 1857.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945