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Question of the Week: April 18-24, 2016

Originally posted on Emerging Civil War:
For this week’s Question of the Week, Phill Greenwalt asks: Do you think the Civil War was an “Irrepressible Conflict” or the product of “a Blundering Generation”?

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Slinging Insults in the Confederate State House

Originally posted on Emerging Civil War:
Judah Benjamin            (photo courtesy wikipedia) Things got testy in the U. S. Congress in the years before the war. Most of us know about  Preston Brooks caning Charles Sumner in the…

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