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Fri Aug 19, 2016, 03:30 PM

A quote

from Fateful Lightning, A New History of the Civil War and Reconstruction, by Allen C. Guelzo, which is in turn a paraphrase of Allan Nevins:

Dominated by "stereotypes of each other, Northerners and Southerners were possesed by "fear," and "fear was largely the product of ignorance, and ignorance--or misinformation--largely the product of propaganda."


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Fri Aug 19, 2016, 04:07 PM

2. Yep.

It was amazing to me, as I read through Chapter 2, which covered the political maneuvering between the North and South, and the negotiations and manipulations around slavery, how much has NOT changed.

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