A Declaration of the Immediate Causes which Induce and Justify the Secession of the State of Mississippi from the Federal Union.
In the... Read more
On January 10, 1861, delegates to the Florida Convention in Tallahassee voted to secede from the United States of America. The following month,... Read more
His renewed service in the Senate was interrupted by an illness that threatened him with the loss of his left eye. Still nominally serving in the... Read more
Kansas entered the Union as a free state on January 29, 1861. About two hundred years earlier the French Jesuit priests, Jacques Marquette and... Read more