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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Life, services and character of Jefferson Davis. (search)
Carolina, offered the bill in 1812 which proclaimed the second war of independence. President Madison, of Virginia, led the country through it, and at New Orleans Andrew Jackson, of Tennessee, achieved its culminating victory. It is a Northern scholar (Theodore Roosevelt) who says: Throughout all the Northwest, where Ohs of Europe, advanced for the first time to meet defeat. In 1836 Samuel Houston, sprung from the soil of that very county which now holds the ashes of Lee and Jackson, won the battle of San Jacinto, and achieved Texan independence. In 1845, under James K. Polk, of Tennessee, a Southern President, it was admitted into the Unionituted, and have contended for the independence and sovereignty of the States; a part of the creed of which Jefferson was the apostle, Madison the expounder, and Jackson the consistent defender. Repudiation of Disunionism and efforts to save the Union. Four years later, when Senator Fessenden, of Maine, said, turning to him