Slavery and the Civil War: Not What You Think
He concludes that the "Civil War was about slavery ... The inherent tension between Article VI and the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution has kept lawyers busy and wealthy from the day the words were penned, and the argument goes on today.
What if the South had won the Civil War?
Sure, that Union victory led to the end of slavery. But Thompson’s book ... modern southerners who aren’t obsessed with indignity of losing the Civil War find themselves with African-Americans at the back of the south’s political bus, with ...
What Was the Civil War Really About?
The Civil War began 148 years ago this month with the assault on Fort Sumter and ended when rebel forces surrendered in 1865, but the battle over how to teach the conflict to new generations of Americans has never stopped. Ask Northerners the cause of the ...
Engel: How Syria's horrors could lead to the end of the civil war
The horrors of Syria – the dead children, the clouds of poison gas, the confusing foreign interference – could end ... every day. Tunisia alone has said it has banned 6,000 of its citizens from traveling to Syria, worried they’d join the war.
What Impact does Oil have on the Syrian Civil War?
Last week the Qataris made some attempts at the UN General Assembly in New York to drum up support for an Arab ... While Syria may not be a major oil producer, it does however have some oil, though not abundantly, therefor placing the country in a non ...