Two Reasons for Secession from the Union

TSJ

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Everything I’ve read about the secession of the states and their secession letters, had more than 1 reason for doing so. To say slavery was the ONLY reason for secession is not true.
 

unionblue

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Everything I’ve read about the secession of the states and their secession letters, had more than 1 reason for doing so. To say slavery was the ONLY reason for secession is not true.

Slavery was the primary and only cause for secession.

No other reason, the tariff, big business, big government, etc., was not cause enough for Americans to slaughter each other by the hundreds of thousands.

Only the continued insistence of the slaveholding South, to keep, protect, and even expand slavery at the expense of States Rights, was strong enough, decisive enough, to bring on secession and the Civil War.
 

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