Very few from the intentionally dumbed down general public know that Maryland almost became a sister sovereign state–had it not been for Dishonest Abe locking the entire government (state senators and representatives) up.
Think secession. At least it is a step in the right direction. — jtl, 419
As the War of Northern Aggression gained steam the beneficent Mr. Lincoln made sure no voices of dissent against his agenda would be heard in the North. To that end, many opposition newspapers were shut down and individuals who dared to disagree with Lincoln were routinely silenced.
Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America
Civil war comes in many forms–two opposing factions vying for control of a government; one group striving for control of a government while their opposition (usually ordinary folks) don’t even recognize what is going on; one revolutionary group…
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