Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-9-2016

Department

Civil War Era Studies; History

Abstract

They had just glued the world back together, and within a year it was threatening to come apart again.

That might sound like a description of the Arab Spring, or even the fall of the Soviet Union. In fact, it's what happened 150 years ago in the United States. [excerpt]

Required Publisher's Statement

Original version available from the publisher at: http://articles.philly.com/2016-05-09/news/72935725_1_confederacy-14th-amendment-slavery

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