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View Diary: The Borders People, the Scots-Irish, and US conservatism (43 comments)

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  •  An alternate take (3+ / 0-)
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    mightymouse, edwardssl, larmos

    A lot of this stuff

    their attitudes to government and authority would find expression even today, guns, the revenuer, municipal zoning.

    is a bunch of corn-pone

    no community government, no organized religion, little social organization wider than that of family and clan, and only traces of organized industry.


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