And the pre-Civil War South rejected it.
Get your facts straight.
The Vice President of the South stated the war was about slavery and the South would correct the error of the DOI that áll men were created equal'
Where is that documented?
Did you just make this up?
Perhaps you meant A.H. Stephens, Vice President of the Confederate States of America. Prob. referencing the "cornerstone" speech. Where are you getting your talking points from?