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Another reason for the WBTS

Discussion in 'History Forum' started by Salty, May 11, 2009.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    On his show today, Gelnn Beck said that there is a discussion that the War Between the States was fought in part over the Railorads - in that the North wanted the Federal govt to do it and the South wanted the States or Commowealths to build them.

    Thoughts?
     
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    I've been a civil war buff most of my life and have read I have no idea how many books on that era and I have never heard that reason suggested ... even in jest. I do not put any stock in that idea.

    If you want a good read of a relatively recent book try:

    Here is what one reviewer on Amazon said:

     
  3. Salty

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    I did try to google it, but did not come up with anything.
     
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