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How could we respond to a video like this? It was posted on facebook and is very one-decided.
Tell them to read Lincoln’s August 22, 1862 letter to Horace Greeley on this subject. Lincoln denied that the war was about slavery, and he went further.
There is a furious debate taking place in the comments section.
Read this: http://www.abbevilleinstitute.org/clyde-wilson-library/why-the-war-was-not-about-slavery/