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"Why Non-Slaveholders Fought for the Confederacy"

Historian Greg Downs describes the motivations that drove non-slaveholding white Southerners to fight for the Confederacy and to protect slavery.

Download Downs_Why_NonOwners_Fought.mp3 (Mp3 Audio) Duration: 5:37

Source | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, 2010.
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Producer | Maceo June
Speaker | Greg Downs
Rights | Copyright American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Item Type | Podcast
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “"Why Non-Slaveholders Fought for the Confederacy",” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed December 11, 2018, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1748.

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