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 Posted: Sun Dec 16th, 2007 10:03 pm
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64thNYDrummer wrote: Thats one way of looking at it, however I still find it intersting that 21 men with no financial interest in preserving slavery were willing to make the sacrifice of traveling to Richmond and maintaing themselves there for months in order to represent thier ststes in the Confederate
Congress. At least for these 21 there must have been something other than slavery at stake.



I suggest that democracy was at stake.

There were plenty of men willing to give up democracy for slavery, not as many willing to give up slavery for democracy...

 

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