Why Did The North Want To Wage The Civil War?

It was not slavery. Philip Leigh, Abbeville Institute: (T)he North was more dependent upon the domestic economy than was the South. In 1860 Southern exports totaled $214 million as compared to only $47 million from the North. Moreover, the nation’s largest manufacturing industry, cotton textiles, was concentrated in New England […]

Expunging the Confederacy from History is a Huge Mistake

Clyde Wilson is a Professor Emeritus of History at the University of South Carolina. In my opinion, he is a regional treasure. I am taking the liberty of republishing here his article at the Abbeville Institute blog titled, “Our Hate Confederates Moment“: The Confederacy makes up a sizable and interesting […]