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The fact is that slavery was the only thing that the south was wrong in,the war was actually fought to assure northern industry could not be regulated,out competed or restricted by southern states in commerce. Itis each individual's or group of individuals RIGHT and DUTY to over throwthat government and to create safeguards to protect themselves from the samemisuse occurring in the future. Almost all of the dates on this page occurred while England was using the Julian calendar so if the date is taken from the original source it is probably about 10 days different than our calendar would indicate.

Pages: 450

Publisher: HardPress Publishing (January 28, 2013)

ISBN: 1313810169

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