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No, tariffs were not the reason. There are any number of sources from confederates explaining why they started the war (slavery) but perhaps the most obvious one is the confederate constitution: No bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law denying or impair hiring the right of property in negro slaves shall be passed. The Democratic and Whig parties ...


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Americans are being held in actual slavery! As a patriotic American, what do you do? In Kansas, you go to war. And when the President and Congress who can no-kidding free enslaved Americans all throughout America get elected... and the slavers want to keep slaves (Articles of Confederation) so badly they want to kill their countrymen... well! But, yes, ...


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Robert E. Lee to Jefferson Davis Richmond, Virginia April 20, 1865 Mr. President... ...At the commencement of the withdrawal of the army from the lines on the night of the 2d, it began to disintegrate, and straggling from the ranks increased up to the surrender on the 9th. On that day, as previously reported, there were only seven thousand eight ...


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Yes, North Carolina was attempting to secede on or around 1820. In fact a few states have attempted secession long before the Civil War.It was done by congressional bills drafted by the seceding states, and via diplomacy..the usual. I'm new and don't know how to "reply" to other commenters, but I keep reading erroneous information. The North attacked the ...


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Yes, North Carolina was attempting to secede on or around 1820. In fact a few states have attempted secession long before the Civil War.It was done by congressional bills drafted by the seceding states, and via diplomacy..the usual.


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Here's the answer straight from the horse's mouth (Lincoln): "The Paramount struggle to save the State of the Union is not eithee to save or destroy slavery. If I can save the Union without freeing slaves I would do it.and if I can save the Union by freeing all slaves I would do it. and if I can save the Union by freeing some slaves and leaving some, i would ...


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There are two great myths of the Civil War. The Southern myth is that it was a matter of State's right i.e. not allowing a distant part of the country control another. In Europe, it was be like Finland making all the important decisions for Spain. Sounds good on the surface but Southern Slavarchy would trample all over the right of other states when they ...



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