"But not to be tedious in enumerating the numerous changes for the better, allow me to allude to one other -- though last, not least. The new constitution has put at rest, forever, all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institution -- African slavery as it exists amongst us -- the proper status of the negro in our form of civilization. This was the immediate cause of the late rupture and present revolution."
Says you. Same old yadda-yadda! Nothing new to see here folks, time to move along.
posted on 12/24/2004 2:49:05 PM PST
by Colt .45
(Navy Veteran - Pride in my Southern Ancestry! Chance favors the prepared mind.)
To: Colt .45
Says Alexander Stephens, vice president of your confederate states. Don't you think he would know?
posted on 12/24/2004 6:09:04 PM PST
(Jefferson Davis - the first 'selected, not elected' president.)
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