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 Post subject: Causes of the American Civil War
PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:00 pm 
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I know this topic has been discussed countless times here on the board. I figure you guys will enjoy this discussion.

http://www.teachingamericanhistory.org/seminars/2004/mcpherson.html

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 Post subject: Re: Causes of the American Civil War
PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:46 pm 
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Proctor: All right, here's your last question. What was the cause of the Civil War?
Apu: Actually, there were numerous causes. Aside from the obvious schism between the abolitionists and the anti-abolitionists, there were economic factors, both domestic and inter-
Proctor: Wait, wait. Just say slavery.
Apu: Slavery it is, sir.


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