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February 18, 2019



The Constitution of the Confederate states did not sanction the whipping, beating, raping and killing of slaves. Slavery was the main bone of contention in the states vs. federal tussle leading up to the Civil War. The slave states were adamant that slavery was a state issue and were unwilling to accept any federal intervention on the subject.

President Lincoln was determined to save the union. He wrote in 1862: “My paramount objective in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it,...



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