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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2019 9:14 p.m. PST

…he American Civil War.

"The American Civil War devastated the US, but it also had serious consequences for the world beyond. Among them was the Lancashire cotton famine, which plunged thousands of British subjects into poverty. But the war also provided great opportunities to others outside the US who were willing to exploit them.

The South's campaign against the North would have been impossible without the contribution made by British businesses and particularly those in Liverpool.

The rebel states of the Confederate South began the American Civil War in desperate need of cash, ships and arms. Most American industry and banking was headquartered in the North, so southern leaders were forced to look across the Atlantic to find these vital instruments of war. In Liverpool, they would find exactly what they were looking for…."
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donlowry12 Jun 2019 9:00 a.m. PST

The rebel states of the Confederate South

That phrase is either self-contradictory, redundant, or meaningless, depending on how you parse it. Would it perhaps apply to Louisiana? a state in the south of the Confederacy that formed a pro-Union government after most of it was occupied by Federal troops.

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