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The Civil War: Politics of the Confederacy

Kansas City, Missouri
Saturday, April 21, 2012

Author and University of Pennsylvania history professor Stephanie McCurry speaks about her book, “Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South.” She says the South sowed the seeds of its demise in creating a regime that excluded white women and slaves, who together comprised a majority of the population. 

The Kansas City Public Library hosted this talk.

Updated: Monday, April 23, 2012 at 10:35am (ET)

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