Monthly Archives: March 2015

Debunking the Civil War Tariff Myth

Originally posted on Imperial & Global Forum:
Marc-William Palen History Department, University of Exeter Follow on Twitter @MWPalen The outbreak of the American Civil War is now more than 150 years past. All the while, the question of what caused…

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Reminding Confederate Revisionists about the facts of the civil war part 2

Fact 2# Tariffs had little to do with Confederate secession This is a common misconception about the civil war. This is not to say that tariffs and taxes were not cited as a grievance at all, infact taxes were mentioned … Continue reading

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