Re: Preventable?


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Posted by on January 20, 19100 at 17:44:33:

In Reply to: Preventable? posted by Dar Sandler on January 19, 19100 at 17:07:22:

: Was the Civil War Preventable or Inevitable?

I believe it was inevitable, Dar. No amount of previous negotiation was effective enough to prevent it. Buchanan's administration was ineffective in preventing war, and after Lincoln's election no amount of diplomacy could stop it.
J.D.




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