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Why did the white Americans of the North, cared to liberate the blacks of the South?

- The North was all about Freedom, blah, blah...
- Yeah, sure...

What did they NOT teach you in school:

A little story.
Once upon a time, the Spanish, as you might know,
discovered and concort South America.

But what kind of people were these Spaniards?
Outcasts, criminals, scums,
war veterans that had nothing better to do,
people that had fallen in disapproval
of the political situation of Spain, at that time,
even revolutionists.
Many of them had one more thing in their mind,
apart from getting rich (...and native women).
To become independent from the Spanish Crown.
Don't think of stuff like "democracy", "equality", etc.
They wanted their own kingdom,
with themselves as the ruling class!
As a result, rebellions were a constant problem.
After all, Spain was so far away.

So what did the Spanish king do about it?
He "liberated" the natives,
saying that t


Added: Apr-16-2008 
By: the_profet
Tags: slavery, civil war, Federation, Union, North, South, South America, Spain, spanish, freedom, equality, politics
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