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Old 08-19-2013, 06:43 PM   #10
Jae Onasi
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The battle was going on in Congress and the court system long before war broke out, and was very much a states' rights vs. federal rights issue. Slavery was actually on a decline prior to the start of the Civil War, although slavery had a definitive part as one of the causes.

I think the historical discussion is far more interesting than the movie in this thread.


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