Finally, the cotton, tobacco, and sugar cane, industries of the South made up a huge percentage of the exports and revenue for our fledgling nation.............oh, and the Founders knew that production of these goods was dependent upon slave labor at the time.
BTW, you gonna ever answer the question of whether or not displaying the Stars and Stripes should be banned as well. After all, it proudly flew over the "Peculiar Institution" for much longer than the Confederate flag did?
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lesson of the day, free from me.
it's bad to utilize terms such as redneck, hick, nigger, etc .... it's bad to condone and or support such term utilization.
Now that is ignorance supreme.
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