Re: The American Civil War

John Hendrock (
21 Apr 1995 22:51:03 -0500

In article <3n7t0j$>,
james dolan <> wrote:
>jeffrey turner writes:
>-The war
>-wasn't fought over slavery.
>nonsense. who do you think you're fooling? you didn't really believe
>those elementary school textbooks, did you?
I don't understand the last reference. "nonsense", Do you agree with the
statement or not? I agree completely that the War was not originally fought
for the freedom of slaves. That came later. As proven by the date of the
quote from President Lincoln.