A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War

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By the time he was hung for his crimesat Harper's Ferry, abolitionists had made John Brown a "holy martyr" in the fightagainst Southern slave owners. But Northern hatred for Southerners had beenlong in the making. Northerners believed that New England, whose spokesmen hadbegun the American Revolution, should have led the new nation. Instead, they weredisplaced by Southern "slavocrats" like Thomas Jefferson. Northern envy onlyexacerbated the South's greatest fear: race war. For decades extremists inboth regions flung insults ...

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