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By John M. Sacher

although antebellum Louisiana shared the remainder of the South’s dedication to slavery and cotton, the presence of a considerable sugarcane undefined, huge Creole and Catholic populations, a number of overseas and northerly immigrants, and the vast urban of latest Orleans made it possibly the main unsouthern of southern states. John M. Sacher’s an ideal battle of Politics explores why Louisiana joined its pals in seceding from the Union in early 1861 and gives the 1st finished learn of the state's antebellum political events and their interplay with the citizens. Sacher indicates that, even though civic participation increased past the elite from 1824 to 1861, Louisiana remained a “white men's democracy.” finally, he explains, an obsession with protecting white men's liberty led Louisiana’s politicians to aid secession. Sacher’s welcome learn presents a clean, grass-roots standpoint at the political reasons of the Civil struggle and confirms the dominant function nearby politics performed in antebellum Louisiana.

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