Civil War Roundtable: Was the Civil War about Slavery? Yes, No, and and the Path to Yes – Dr. Mark Jaede
May 09 2023
This talk will explore the shortcomings of both generalizations and consider the question of who really freed the slaves.
Meeting Overview: Although the Civil War unquestionably led to the freeing of enslaved African Americans, there is ongoing debate in popular culture about whether we should think of is as a war about slavery. Broadly, there is a tendency for those who sympathize with the North to characterize it as a noble war to free slaves, and for those more aligned with the South to call it a heroic but doomed struggle to preserve states’ rights and Southern culture. This talk will explore theView more
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- May 9, 2023 at 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm (Tue)
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Stearns History Museum
235 South 33rd Avenue, St. Cloud, MN 56301
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