“Distinctly American: Secessionism & The Road to the Civil War” with Patrick F. Ryan
12/07 @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Join The Buffalo History Museum’s Programs and Education Coordinator, Patrick F. Ryan, for a retrospective study of the role that secessionism played throughout American history, beginning in the late 18th century. See how John C. Calhoun’s (and other Southerners’) ideas and rhetoric were not novel. This presentation investigates the early whispers of nullification and secessionism in the United States, the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, Essex Junto, the Hartford Convention, indecision by the founders, and how they shaped later American politicians in the mid-19th century.
Free For Members
$5 For Non-Members
Tickets available at the door.