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Civil War not over states’ rights, but another war may be

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Civil War not over states’ rights, but another war may be Re the Jan. 16 reprint of an editorial, “States’ rights redux,” from the Post-Intelligencer of Paris, Tenn.: The essay begins with this question, “Didn’t we fight the Civil War over whether federal law prevails over states’ rights?” The author of that article presumes erroneously that we did, but that presumption is sheer nonsense based on a complete distortion of history! The American Civil War ...


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