Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign

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Lee�s (1807-1870) surrender at Appomattox Court House. This structured approach, which ended with the Confederate surrender, was not re-institutionalized until 1947, when the CIA was created. And the primary force at work was the economic stimulus from the export of Southern Cotton. Arkansas Historical Quarterly, 33, No. 2 (Summer 1974): 99-174. Army, numbering around sixteen thousand, with experienced officers, and a U. The president then decided to initiate a blockade on all southern ports and gain control of the Mississippi River.

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