Last updated 4/5/2021 at 2:49pm
To all Confederate sympathizers and enemies of the Union, let me make it clear: The Civil War was fought over slavery. You are right that it was fought over so-called States’ Rights… the states’ rights to what? To maintain slavery and slaves as “property.”
One only need to look at the secession declarations of Southern states to see this fact:
•“The prohibition of slavery in the territories is the cardinal principle” of states’ desires to secede from the Union,” said Georgia.
•“Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery – the greatest...