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Politicians, planters, and plain folk

Ralph A. Wooster

Politicians, planters, and plain folk

courthouse and statehouse in the upper South, 1850-1860

by Ralph A. Wooster

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Southern States,
    • State governments -- Southern States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRalph A. Wooster.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS437 .W66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 204 p. ;
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5065843M
      ISBN 100870491660
      LC Control Number74032339
      OCLC/WorldCa1174511

        Professors name exposes the class warfare between rich planters and common folk or “plain folk”, and the economic injustice the planters forced upon the starving men and women on the home front and war front (14). Women fought for their families’ survival, equal rights, and became spies in both armies. (shelved 4 times as church-planting) avg rating — 10, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

      "A People's History of the Civil War" is a provocative book. David Williams examines the period from the perspective of the "common folk" -- soldiers, women, blacks (on both sides of the conflict). This book offers a highly detailed view of how everyday people struggled with the war and the changes it brought, offering many firsthand accounts/5.   This provocative book draws from a variety of sources—literature, politics, folklore, social history—to attempt to set Southern beliefs about violence in a cultural context. According to Dickson D. Bruce, the control of violence was a central concern of antebellum Southerners. Using contemporary sources, Bruce describes Southerners’ attitudes as illustrated in their duels, 4/5(1).

        The first of a two-volume set, Planters, Politicians and Patriots illuminates the foundations of Goose Creek and the lives of the Europeans and Africans who settled in the wilderness and out of it carved successful plantations - Sedgefield, Otranto, Medway and more - as large and lucrative as any in the : TheHistoryPress. Thanks to the research of Valdosta State University professor of history Dr. David Williams, his wife, Teresa Crisp Williams, and David Carlson, a piece of lost Valdosta history was brought to light with the publication of their book, “Plain Folk in a Rich Man’s War: Class and Dissent in Confederate Georgia.".


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"Politicians, Planters and Politicians Folk: Courthouse and Statehouse in the Upper South, " - Reviews of "Politicians, Planters and Plain Folk: Courthouse and Statehouse in the Upper South, " - The Plain Folk of the Old South, often called yeomen, were the middling white Southerners of the 19th century who owned few slaves or played a major role in the history of the Ante Bellum South, although they were less influential than the planters.

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While politically deferring to wealthier and better-educated planters, plain folk expected to be treated as political equals and to be respected as honorable members of the community. In exchange for such political deference, planters were expected to safeguard plain folk interests on the state and national by:   The fourth commentary, and fifth post, on Nick and Alex Williams’ Inventing the Future, delivered by Aggie Hirst and Tom is a Lecturer in International Politics at City University London.

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Plain Folk of the Old Frank Lawrence Owsley. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, In Frank Lawrence Owsley’s Plain Folk of the Old South, the author disputes the idea that the society of the antebellum South was divided into three classes: planters, poor whites, and maintains that Southern society had a great deal more complexity than.

1 See, for example, James Oakes, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, – (New York, ); J. Mills Thornton, Politics and Power in a Slave Society: Alabama, – (Baton Rouge, ); Ralph Wooster, Politicians, Planters, and Plain Folk: Courthouse and Statehouse in the Upper South, – Author: Mark Wahlgren Summers.

The antebellum South was an especially male-dominated society. Far more than in the North, southern men, particularly wealthy planters, were patriarchs and sovereigns of their own household.

Among the white members of the household, labor and daily ritual conformed to rigid gender delineations. Men represented their household in the larger. Beaumont Enterprise, Ap 4 Newspaper, “Wooster Returns Medal, Certificate,” University Press, Septem 4 Newspaper, “Civil War: Wooster More than Just a Footnote in LU History,” UP Beat, Fall 4 Newspaper Clipping, “Students Line Up for Lamar Professor’s Classes,” Beaumont Journal, October 1.

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plain white folk.The “Plain Folk of the Old South” were white subsistence farmers who occupied a social rung between rich planters and poor whites in the Southern United States before the Civil War. These farmers tended to settle in backcountry, and most of them were Scotch-Irish American and English American or a mixture thereof.

First published inFrank Lawrence Owsley’s Plain Folk of the Old South refuted the popular myth that the antebellum South contained only three classes—planters, poor whites, and slaves.

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