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War and Military History

Two resons why the civil war occurred?

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November 05, 2007 11:03PM

My own opinion is that the Civil War was a result of the south's dependence on slaves to keep their economy on par with the north. In addition I believe that the question of slavery may have been viewed by northern aristocracy as a way to exert control over the south. I have ony just begun reading this book but I am sure the answer can be found within it's pages. Pick up a copy of "The People's History Of The United States" by Zinn