I’m only 3 lectures in. But I can already see how the differences between North and South were not as simple as I learned in school.
Seems as though we have quite the division today in our country.
I am curious to see the new ‘Lincoln’ movie about to come out.
I suspect the message will be that Goverment facilitating (forcing) ‘unity’ is what ‘saved’ the country then. And that the same will be needed today.
I can’t wait to get further in this course to see how that maistream thinking is completely inaccurate.
I bet there will be fundamental lessons to take from the real history leading up to the Civil War that have been completely lost by mainsteram education.