The Truth About ‘Treasonous’ Confederate Generals and Turncoat Republicans
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph. D. August 7, 2020
Prior to the 1960s nearly everyone understood that the tariff was the main issue between the Northern Yankees who wanted a very high protectionist tariff and Southerners who wanted the country to be a free zone with limited import tariffs. Everyone also understood that slavery had nothing to do with Lincoln’s launch of a military invasion on his own country.