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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/causesofamerican02motl/page/n4/mode/1upJohn Lothrop Motley (1814 – 1877) was an American author and popular diplomat, who helped to prevent European intervention on the side of the Confederates in the American Civil War. In 1861, just after the outbreak of the American Civil War, Motley wrote two letters to The Times defending the Federal position, and these letters, afterwards reprinted as [this] pamphlet entitled Causes of the Civil War in America, made a favourable impression on President Lincoln. Partly owing to this essay, Motley was appointed United States minister to the Austrian Empire in 1861, a position which he filled with distinction, working with other American diplomats such as John Bigelow and Charles Francis Adams to help prevent European intervention on the side of the Confederacy in the American Civil War. He resigned this position in 1867. Two years later, he was sent to represent his country as Ambassador to the United Kingdom. (Summary by Wikipedia and david wales)
Target completion date: 2021-06-20
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/War & Military; *Non-fiction/History/Modern (19th C); *Non-fiction/Political Science
Keywords that describe the book: American civil war, civil war, U.S. History, nineteenth century, analysis, causes
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
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Filename: causesamericancivilwar_##_motley_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. causesamericancivilwar_01_motley_128kb.mp3)
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