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Thread #64299   Message #1052036
Posted By: Amos
11-Nov-03 - 08:39 PM
Thread Name: BS: Modest Proposal to end the civil war
Subject: RE: BS: Modest Proposal to end the civil war
It's an interesting question -- was agriculture easier? Or why was it that the North tended to build large industrial bases while the South carried on farming? I guess it was easier in the deeper alluvial soils and warmer climates to stick with the known and profitable path of raising cotton. And tobacco was already a climbing market.





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