Abi Stephens and Kendall Rankin Project Contract

For this project we will be researching the secession of Western Virginia from Virginia during the early American Civil War. This will include the background and information of secessionists and the immediate aftereffects of the secession. Our goal is to provide accessible resources for people interested in West Virginia‚Äôs secession and secession movements in general. […]

Terry Rugeley’s “The Brief, Glorious History of the Yucatecan Republic”

Rugeley’s article on the Yucatecan Republic outlines the history of the movement itself and compares it with the American Confederacy. He explains that the conflict began in the 1830s after proponents of centralism revoked the constitution of 1823 and replaced it with the Siete Leyes system in which a chief executive made decisions supported by […]