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Dean Roddey20-May-19 11:12
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Cause and effect. The south broke away because of economics. They didn't consider it treason of course. They considered that to be their right, since it was only by common agreement that the states were incorporated. That led to a war, which obviously led the north to call it treason since they argued that the south didn't have the right to leave the union.

And of course it wasn't a matter of left/right. Abraham Lincoln had to fight his own party over it matter pretty heavily.

And, of course of course, once a war starts, then partisanship goes through the roof, because now it's not about politics anymore, it's about people getting killed and families torn apart and the economy nose diving and on and on. So it gets ugly fast, but not for the stupid 'who gets to sit in the big chair' reasons that I was talking about. The country was already torn apart, literally.
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