America's Civil War


n her book , offers a unique look at Northern rhetoric during the conflict. Varon, the University of Virginia’s Langbourne M. Williams professor of American history, argues Northerners saw the war as a crusade to deliver “deluded Southern masses” from domination by a minority elite of slaveholders indifferent to their needs. Deliverance rhetoric, already central to African

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