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What issues still remain from the Civil War period?

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There are two main issues that remain from the Civil War period.

First, there is the basic political issue that caused the Civil War.  This is the issue of states’ rights and federalism.  The issue is nowhere near as salient today as it was at the time of the Civil War, but it does still remain with us.  Many conservatives believe that the states need to...

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