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Speech of the Hon. William L. Yancey, of Alabama: delivered in the National Democratic convention, Charleston, April 28th, With the protest of the Alabama delegation. Here's another quote from Yancey, from the Alabama secession convention on January 9,two days before the vote to pass the ordinance of secession: "Men, who shall, after the passage of this Ordinance, dissolving the union of Alabama with the other States of this Confederacy, dare array themselves against the State, will then become the.
William Lowndes Yancey (–63) was a member of the U.S. Congress from to and a Confederate senator and diplomat during the American Civil War. He was an outspoken secessionist and critic of fellow Democrat Stephen A.
Douglas, who championed what was known as popular sovereignty, the view that the voters of each territory should determine whether it entered the Union as a free or.
"The death of WILLIAM L. YANCEY, Confederate Senator from Alabama, is an event that occasions much public regret. He was among the most devoted of the sons of the South to the cause of the South.
An ordinance of Secession is the way the states legally broke away from The United States. These documents stated why the state was seceding for each state. These documents were ratified in and Alabama was the fourth state to secede. William Yancey was the main author of Alabama’s Ordinance of Secession.
Increasingly drawn to radical Southern politics, Yancey won a seat in the Alabama House of Representatives inthen after opening a law practice, won election to the Alabama Senate two years later. In the state senate he fought against adopting the "federal ratio" of counting slaves as three-fifths of a person in determining apportionment.
Yancey was born on Augat The Aviary, the family home of his mother, Caroline Bird Yancey, at the Shoals of Ogeechee in Georgia.
His father, Benjamin Cudworth Yancey, was a leading South Carolina William Lowndes Yancey lawyer and legislator who died in of malaria, when William was three and his brother, B. Yancey Jr., was an infant. YANCEY, William Lowndes, (uncle of Joseph Haynsworth Earle), a Representative from Alabama; born at the Falls of the Ogeechee, Warren County, Ga., Aug ; attended preparatory school and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.; studied law in Sparta, Ga., was admitted to the bar in and commenced practice in Greenville, S.C.; moved to Cahawba, Ala., in ; temporarily.
William L. Yancey () William Lowndes Yancey was born in Warren County, Georgia, the son of a South Carolina lawyer of Welsh descent. After his father's death inhis mother remarried and removed to Troy, New York.
Yancey attended Williams College for one year in. Speech of the Hon. Ebenezer Griffin, delivered at the City Hall, Oct. 30,in reply to the address of Hon. Yancey, delivered at Corinthian Hall, Oct. 17, by Ebenezer Griffin () The life and times of William Lowndes Yancey. William Lowndes Yancey was born in Warren County, Georgia, the son of a South Carolina lawyer.
He lived briefly in the North and attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. In the early s, he owned and acted as the editor of several newspapers in South Carolina where he expressed a strong nationalism and disapproval of.
Speech of Hon. Lowndes Yancey, of Alabama, on the annexation of Texas to the United States, delivered in the House of Representatives, Jan. 7, Author: William Lowndes Yancey. WILLIAM LOWNDES YANCEY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (Aug – J ) (Excerpt from History of Coosa County: by the Rev.
George Evans Brewer, ). Yancey can easily be said, without disparagement to others, to have been the most distinguished resident Coosa ever had, and but few countries have ever produced a man of more note.
William Lowndes Yancey: | | | |William Yancey| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the. The World’s Famous Orations. America: II. (–). His Speech of Protest in the Charleston Convention William Lowndes Yancey (–63) ().
William Lowndes Yancey, an important figure in antebellum sectional politics, had his law office in this building from until his death in During this period Yancey gained national political influence as an aggressive advocate of states' rights, helped to unite Southerners behind this cause, and exacerbated sectional differences that.
Discover Book Depository's huge selection of William Lowndes Yancey books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Email this Article William L. Yancey. It was as a lawyer, however, that he became prominent, and in he was elected to the Alabama legislature; he became a state senator in He urged many progressive reforms as an Alabama legislator, and there is no evidence that he was a proponent of secession prior to the Mexican War.
In Yancey was elected to the U.S. Congress. William L. Yancey's Transition from Unionism to State Rights BY AUSTIN L. VENABLE The story of William Lowndes Yancey as a "fire eater" who gave up a lucrative law practice and the comforts of home to lead the South into the uncertainties of secession and war is so well known that there is danger of overlooking the strong fight which he made.
William Lowndes Yancey, an important figure in antebellum sectional politics, had his law office in this building from until his death in defense. Following Lincoln's election, he dominated the proceedings of the pivotal Alabama convention and wrote the state's Ordinance of Secession.
Yancey served in the Confederacy as. By helping other slave states to break the compact of the Union, William L. Yancey helped to propel the country into civil war. Early inYancey had the honor of welcoming President-elect Jefferson Davis to the new Confederate capital. His political career included service in the Alabama General Assembly, the national House of Representatives, the Confederate diplomatic corps, and the Confederate States Senate.
After a lifetime of service to Alabama and to two nations-the United States of America and the Confederate States of America-William Lowndes Yancey died on J William Lowndes Yancey and the Coming of the Civil War Eric H. Walther In the first comprehensive biography of William Lowndes Yancey (), one of the leading secessionists of the Old South, Eric H.
Walther examines the personality and political life of the uncompromising fire-eater. Template:Infobox Congressman William Lowndes Yancey (Aug – J ) was a journalist, politician, orator, diplomat and an American leader of the Southern secession movement.
A member of the group known as the Fire-Eaters, Yancey was one of the most effective agitators for secession and rhetorical defenders of early critic of John C. Calhoun and nullification, by. The Liberator Announces the Death of William L. Yancey Blog entry posted on J by JD Thomas William Lowndes, Yancey, whose death is announced from Richmond, was born in Columbia, S.C.
inbut at an early age removed to Alabama, Where he served in the legislature, and was inelected to Congress, serving for two terms.InYancey was admitted to the South Carolina bar, but in moved to Alabama after marrying a wealthy widowed plantation owner.
Yancey established a successful law practice and began his political career, serving in both the state assembly and senate.Thomas Lanier Clingman was an American politician and army officer.
He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from to and from toand the United States senator from the state of North Carolina between and