Not punishing the rebels ushered in 90 years of Jim Crow. Obviously, let them off the hook was a serious mistake.Which means that there wasn't, "equality". The only thing that happened was to create a new oppressed class of people.
Not really. We'd have ended up with a South that was mostly Black is all. Do you think that would have been a mistake?That would have been a gigantic mistake and Union leaders of the time knew it.
What about Nazis who weren't guards in the concentration camps?What about the former Confederates that weren't slave owners?
I bet...it's obvious.My knowledge of the Civil War--and history as a whole--wasn't attained in the classroom of a public school. You can bet on that...LOL!!
Not really. Not by a longshot.Well, there's a huge difference.
He was also from a state with a strong union.Late in his life, Byrd explicitly renounced his earlier views favoring racial segregation. Byrd said that he regretted filibustering and voting against the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and would change it if he had the opportunity. He said joining the KKK was "the greatest mistake I ever made." Byrd also said that his views changed dramatically after his teenage grandson was killed in a 1982 traffic accident, which put him in a deep emotional valley. "The death of my grandson caused me to stop and think," said Byrd, adding he came to realize that black people love their children as much as he does his.
Robert Byrd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I suspect he was a politician first, and quickly realized playing the GOP's Southern Strategy would not serve him well. So, he abandoned his racist ways.
Texas did not screw up this Country. The "first black president " did. Actually I blame his white half, you know so you know I'm cool.
Texas is one of the last bastions of liberty and self reliance. It's why people come here. Because those principles are typically Conservative principles and Conservative principles drive a private sector economy.
I love my Country but I'm not the one who voted in ideologue who's agenda seems to be economic anihilation.
Texas is home. My lineage goes back 5 generations and I even have Texas Native American lineage on my Mothers side.
Hell a few days out in the sun and I'm blacker than BO.
So if I HAD to chose I would chose Texas.
GARY JOHNSON 2016