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 Posted: Wed Apr 4th, 2007 04:57 pm
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Texas Defender wrote:     If they had accepted your idea that attempted expansion of slavery westward into the territories was a fruitless exercise, then they might as well have stood with South Carolina during the Nullification Crisis. Then they could have resolved the entire question thirty years earlier. However, if they had taken that course, they would have discovered that Andrew Jackson would have been an angrier opponent than Abraham Lincoln was.

Not entirely grasping what you're saying here, Tex. Might be the hour or condition in which I retired last night. And I've been distracted by the newbie's post. (I'll not associate his state of mind with your state of Texas.)

While awaiting clarification, I will observe that '32 and '60 are two different animals. How 'bout that for confusing?


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