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Why Did the South Secede?

The narrative that has arisen in the post-Civil War era that slavery was not the sole issue upon which southern secession and the war was based arose from southern revisionist historians seeking to justify their “Lost Cause.” ┬áThe inescapable truth is that the South seceded solely over the issue of slavery. Continue reading

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What Abraham Lincoln Teaches Us About Grief

In an hour of sorrow and grief, Abraham Lincoln taught us an important lesson. It’s okay to be human. Continue reading

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