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Old 22 June 2015, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by erwins View Post
This is not too far from some of the things I was taught growing up in the South. I have always been inquisitive and a fact checker, so I shook most of it off before I was too old, but a lot of people are taught stuff like this as gospel, and don't have the nature or the skills to shake it off.

(The stuff I was taught was more standard Lost Cause stuff, not quite as bad as this stuff).
I grew up in Ohio, and some of my history textbooks (early to mid 70s) included Lost Cause interpretations of the Civil War.
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