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Response to empedocles (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 8, 2021, 10:07 AM

3. I had a northern history teacher

in high school who taught the same thing. Said it was about economics, not slavery, industrialization vs agricultural life and economies.

Told me I was "out of line" when I asked if slavery really was the issue since the agriculture of cash crops in the South depended on the massive labor of enslaved people.

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