Monthly Archives: June 2015

Barry’s Blog # 137: Did the South Win the Civil War? Part Two

In Part One of this essay I argued that the first two of the South’s objectives were actually met. For at least a hundred years after the war, the great majority of African Americans, even if they were legally free, … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 136: Did the South Win the Civil War? Part One

Today – June 19th, 2015 – is Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Indeed, today is the 150th anniversary of the date that slaves in Texas heard that the Civil War had … Continue reading

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