Originally Posted by Jerry
It had been legal for over 80 years in the North.
Thats some hostility there....Lol.
And no, Tens of thousands of young men didn't go off to risk their lives because they wanted to keep slavery legal.
The typical Confederate soldier was a farmer, working class individual that couldn't afford a slave if he wanted to.
Great news, I heard they are giving a discount at Five Flags over Texas amusement park.
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