Slavery? Tariffs? Centralized governmental powers?
Forget it all. The Covington Journal in early 1861 gives us the true difference between the two regions.
A wag was once heard to say that the difference between the Southern and Northern people is, those in the South never sell anything they can eat, while those in the North never eat anything they can sell.
On this anniversary of perhaps the most famous and most often memorized speech in American history, I was thinking about the Gettysburg Addr...
As I continue to plug along on my book project, a new, shorter-term but still intriguing idea has caught my attention. At my local historic...
I'm still working on my book project and will hopefully publish another update on it soon, but had previously found this article and tho...