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Slavery and the Civil War

Slavery and the Civil War Article by Steven Chabotte Although the southern states that seceded from the Union at the outset of the Civil War often claimed that “states rights” was the issue that resulted in secession, it was a … Continue reading

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Origins of the American Civil War

Origins of the American Civil War Political tensions between the South and North about the slavery issue that made the outbreak of the American Civil War inevitable have their origin in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). The United States Constitution … Continue reading

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Slavery and the Civil War

Slavery and the Civil War Although the southern states that seceded from the Union at the outset of the Civil War often claimed that “states rights” was the issue that resulted in secession, it was a thin argument; the truth … Continue reading

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