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Northerners Fought Civil War Not to Defeat Slavery, but the ‘Slave Power’
The American Civil War was not a simple struggle between slaveholders and abolitionists, argues Tim Stanley. The year marks the th anniversary of the outbreak of the American Civil War. Karl Marx defined it as a struggle between two historical epochs — the feudal and the capitalist. The victory of the latter made possible the eventual recognition of the human dignity and the civil rights of African-Americans. Yet throughout the war British public sentiment favoured the slave-holding South. The war is, further, not for any principle, does not touch the question of slavery and in fact turns on Northern lust for sovereignty. What Marx and the modern reader understands to be a moral question — the question of whether or not one man could own another — many contemporaries understood in terms of economics and law.
Civil War History Brief, Demographics and statistics. Far more Northerners than Southerners belonged to the Whig/Republican political party and they were far.
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The Civil War that raged across the nation from to was the violent conclusion to decades of diversification. Gradually, throughout the beginning of the nineteenth century, the North and South followed different paths, developing into two distinct and very different regions. The northern soil and climate favored smaller farmsteads rather than large plantations. Industry flourished, fueled by more abundant natural resources than in the South, and many large cities were established New York was the largest city with more than , inhabitants. By , one quarter of all Northerners lived in urban areas. Slavery had died out, replaced in the cities and factories by immigrant labor from Europe.