The real lesson of the Civil War seems to be lost on everyone. The real lesson to learn from the Civil War is that 11 states completed disassociated from the Federal Govt. and created a new central govt. in 4 weeks, from scratch. This was done during the age of the telegraph while being invaded at the same time. FedGov power is an illusion and paper thin.
there was no interconnection then as now.
The ecconomy was agrarian.
You also had that whole slavery issue.
Now we have enclaves of leftists aka northern cities.
isolate the cities and you cut the head of the hydra.
NYC should NOT be the center of the news cycle.
look at the county by county conservative liberal. Isolate the cities and the zombies are just one mean from panic.
Just look at them now in this storm follow up. They are moaning for the government to bring them food.