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Old November 20th, 2008, 08:00 PM   #1
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Two Americas


What if the North did not act against the secession of the Southern state?

And it remained a peaceful secession.

How would the world be like today with 2 Americas?
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Old November 22nd, 2008, 09:56 AM   #2

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Re: Two Americas


Wow. That's a tough one.

In 1860, there were 3.5 million slaves and 5.5 million whites in the states which formed the Confederacy. A lot would depend on how the slavery question was settled. The same would be true in the Union, but to a much lesser degree(in regard to Kentucky, etc).

What do you think, Kiwi? You've got more perspective from where you sit.
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