Cookies must be enabled to use this web application.

To allow this site to use cookies, use the steps that apply to your browser below. If your browser is not listed below, or if you have any questions regarding this site, please contact us.

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • 1. Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.
  • 2. Click on the "Privacy" tab.
  • 3. Click the "Default" button.
  • 4. Click "OK" to save changes.
Chrome Chrome
  • 1. Click the "Spanner" icon in the top right of the browser.
  • 2. Click Options and change to the "Under the Hood" tab.
  • 3. Scroll down until you see "Cookie settings:".
  • 4. Set this to "Allow all cookies".
Firefox Firefox
  • 1. Go to the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
  • 2. Click the "Privacy" icon on the top of the window.
  • 3. Click on the "Cookies" tab.
  • 4. Check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set Cookies.
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Opera Opera
  • 1. Click on the "Tools" menu and then click Preferences.
  • 2. Change to the Advanced tab, and to the cookie section.
  • 3. Select "Accept cookies only from the site I visit" or "Accept cookies".
  • 4. Ensure "Delete new cookies when exiting Opera" is not ticked.
  • 5. Click OK.
Netscape and Mozilla Suite Netscape and Mozilla Suite
  • 1. Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.
  • 2. Click on the arrow next to "Privacy & Security".
  • 3. Under "Privacy & Security" select "Cookies".
  • 4. Select "Enable all cookies".
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Safari Safari
  • 1. Click on the "Cog" icon in Safari.
  • 2. Click Preferences.
  • 3. Change to the Security tab.
  • 4. Select "Only from sites I visit" or "Allow".
  • 5. Close the dialog using the cross.
Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:264
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667819266

Conspiracy Writ Large

Persons of Interest in the Plot to Kill President Lincoln

by Gerry Christmas

Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
In Conspiracy Writ Large: Persons of Interest in the Plot to Kill President Lincoln, Gerry Christmas takes a global perspective on the assassination. The author's thesis is that multiple forces, both foreign and domestic, combined to eliminate America's most beloved leader. Such a contention demands much from the reader, not the least being independent thinking, rationality, and creativity.
A clandestine gala in the most elegant of New York mansions; a billion-dollar cotton-for-contraband deal negotiated at St. Lawrence Hall, Montreal's most sumptuous and exclusive hotel; cabinet-level intrigue in Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia; military and congressional infighting bordering on outright treason; massive funds funneled from a firm in Charleston, South Carolina, to a branch office in Liverpool, England, for the construction of Confederate war ships, the sole purpose of which was to wreak havoc on merchant vessels––all this in the shadows of one of the bloodiest civil wars in human history, one that would claim the lives of more than 700,000 soldiers and civilians and leave scars on the American psyche that would never completely heal. Was all this in the name of emancipation, about the abolishment of a slave class? Or was it something more sinister and more insidious and paradoxically more visionary? In Conspiracy Writ Large: Persons of Interest in the Plot to Kill President Lincoln, Gerry Christmas attempts to answer this fundamental question and invites you to join him in the search for the truth.
About the author
Gerry Christmas was born in Canada and raised in the United States. Following his graduation from Jacksonville University, Christmas joined VISTA as a social worker and housing specialist for the Utah Migrant Council. After serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand and Western Samoa, he continued to pursue that profession in Mainland China, Japan, and the United States. Christmas is now retired and lives in Thailand.
Thanks for submitting a review!

Your review will need to be approved by the author before being posted.

See Inside
Front Cover

Loading book cover...

Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
Session Expiration WarningYour session is due to expire.

Your online session is due to expire shortly.
Would you like to extend your session and remain logged in?

Session Expired

Your session has expired.We're sorry, but your online session has expired.
Please log back into your account to continue.