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ISBN-10: 0306821265

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By the time John Brown hung from the gallows for his crimes at Harper's Ferry, Northern abolitionists had made him a “holy martyr” of their crusade opposed to Southern slave vendors. This Northern hatred for Southerners lengthy predated their objections to slavery. They have been confident that New England, whose spokesmen had began the yankee Revolution, must have been the chief of the recent state. as an alternative, they'd been displaced via Southern “slavocrats” like Thomas Jefferson. This malevolent envy exacerbated the South's maximum worry: a race struggle. Jefferson's cry, “We are really to be pitied,” summed up their dread. for many years, extremists in either areas flung insults and threats, growing intractable enmities. by means of 1861, just a civil struggle that might kill one million males may well retailer the Union.

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