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If we can say unequivocally "no," then why—or how—did slavery matter? To what degree did slavery actually cause the American Civil War? What aspects of the institution—ideological, political, economic, religious, diplomatic, social, or racial—incited each side to wage war? What other factors may have contributed to the 1861 secession crisis, and then to the first shots fired at ?

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But that's not the only reason it's silly. First of all, Lincoln would never have said such a thing. No nineteenth-century politician—and, really, no one at all during this period—called other folks "racist" and certainly wouldn't have used the word to justify a full-scale war. But semantics aside, race had little, if anything, to do with Lincoln's decision to rally Northern troops to crush the South. In fact, the enslavement of millions of Black men, women, and children was not a motivating factor for Union forces.

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The Civil War was also the first on the continent (and, perhaps, the globe), and the only conflict in U.S. history fought entirely on the nation's soil.

Fox, William F. Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (Albany, NY, 1889)
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