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The Civil War: Secession after South Carolina

The Civil War: Secession after South Carolina

The Civil War: Secession after South Carolina

Washington, DC
Saturday, February 12, 2011

Following South Carolina’s secession in December 1860, six additional states decided to secede by the time the Confederate States of America was established on February 4, 1861. What did the first seven states do to assert their sovereignty? Waite Rawls addressed the issue at the Museum of the Confederacy.

Updated: Monday, February 14, 2011 at 3pm (ET)

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