Louisiana State University Press
Bringing a Secret Society into the Light
Historians have spent the last quarter-century reaching a substantive, though not total, consensus that the expansion of slavery and Republican opposition to slavery’s expansion represents the most proximate and authentic cause of the Civil War. Ro....
"Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Southern Secession, Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss3/22