comment t1_dlq93u6 re: Immediately preceding the Civil War, what were some of the events that escalated the situation from civil unrest to war? And how does it compare to what’s happening now?
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{ posted: Wednesday, 16 August, 2017 at 8:11pm // views: 41 // words: 34 }

A President was elected without a single vote from the South. That put the nail in the coffin of them feeling completely disenfranchised and unrepresented as their grandfathers had in 1776.

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