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    If you seriously think that the South was going to give up slavery by any means other than force, you are seriously ignorant of mid-19th century American history.  A civil war to end slavery was inevitable; we were lucky that it occurred at a time when we had our greatest President ever to guide us through the crisis.

    Republicans love to promote themselves as the party of Lincoln, completely ignoring that the 1860's were a completely different time than today.  Back then, the Republicans were the liberals, and the Democrats were the conservatives.  I've read before that Karl Marx of all people closely followed the U.S. presidential election of 1856, rooting for the Republican nominee.

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