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  1. EnglishCanuck replied to the thread Poll: When Would the CSA Eliminate Slavery.

    I'm probably one of the few people who is fair to Jefferson Davis in saying that in 1861-62 he had some impossible political/military...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 11:23 PM
  2. EnglishCanuck replied to the thread Did the Emberverse series end?.

    More unfettered (but stupid) Arthurian/Tolkien myth, but Stirling also takes the (incorrect) quote "good authors imitate great authors...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:19 PM
  3. EnglishCanuck replied to the thread Until every drop of blood is paid - A more radical American Civil War.

    God what I would give to be able to visit a library in that world. A world without the Lost Cause, a world where black culture and...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:18 PM
  4. EnglishCanuck replied to the thread Did the Emberverse series end?.

    Reading the first three is definitely worth it. After that, the quality takes a steep nose dive off a cliff.

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:14 PM
  5. EnglishCanuck liked Red_Galiray's post in the thread Until every drop of blood is paid - A more radical American Civil War.

    Though Lincoln is undoubtedly important, I don't want to engage in Great Man theory by making it seem like his actions are behind...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:08 PM
  6. EnglishCanuck liked Fiver's post in the thread Poll: When Would the CSA Eliminate Slavery.

    That would depend on the Confederate Supreme Court's opinion. The US requires the individual states to also follow the Bill of Rights,...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  7. EnglishCanuck replied to the thread Poll: When Would the CSA Eliminate Slavery.

    I'd argue the Union produced 3 or 4 strategic thinking generals, one strategic thinking admiral and one strategic thinking president....

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  8. EnglishCanuck liked Fiver's post in the thread Poll: When Would the CSA Eliminate Slavery.

    As repeatedly noted, the Union had 3.8 taxpayers for every Confederate taxpayer, so even if half as many Union citizens owned guns,...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 9:56 PM
  9. EnglishCanuck liked Fiver's post in the thread Poll: When Would the CSA Eliminate Slavery.

    The Union produced two generals who thought on the strategic level - the Confederacy produced none. Union army equipment was at least...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 9:55 PM