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North against South: The American Iliad, 1848-1877 3rd Edition
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I have been a fan of history since grade school. As an adult I found that actual US history has little in common with what is presented in textbooks.
He brings up how there were emancipation societies throughout the states. Many in the north did not oppose slavery, per se. But they opposed it because most slaves were black, and they did not want black people living in their states.
It is very evenly written and lays out the facts without bias toward either side.
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This book may please ultra conservatives, apologists for the Confederacy, and devotees of the Stars and Bars, but it obscures the main issue: whatever flaws you might attribute to... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Alan Wallach
Highlights the problems with actual history versus the popular history of the past thirty years in matters pertaining to the warlPublished 18 months ago by reader
Finally, some truth as to what led up to and during the Civil War. A far cry from what the lying educators are trying to jam down our throats.Published on December 20, 2012 by Diane M. Corr
Haven't completed the book yet. I am enjoying it and getting some truth on the Civil War.Published on September 21, 2010 by Doug