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  •  The fortunes of the ante-bellum south... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...were burned to a cinder by Sheridan and Sherman.  

    America's wealth today is more closely connected to agribusiness farms, large wage paying factories and huge natural resources--oil, lumber, copper etc.  

    The plantation owners and cotton brokers were all ruined. King Cotton went up in smoke and the South was plunged into poverty for multiple generations before air conditioning made it possible to live comfortably.

    A Catholic, Jew, Muslim and Buddhist walk into Al Aqsa Mosque. Buddhist immediately exclaims: "excuse me I appear to be in the wrong joke."

    by Salo on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 12:47:24 PM PDT

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    •  Did the ante bellum North and South have (0+ / 0-)

      totally separate economies?

      The founding fathers knew of the mutually corrupting influences of Church and state, wisely sending them to opposite corners.

      by emidesu on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 09:42:24 PM PDT

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