08/13/2012 09:09 am ET

Southern Secession: Author Challenges Americans To Consider The Possibility Of Friendly Divorce

Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that cultural friction between the North and South persists to this day. After all, we fought an incredibly brutal, ugly Civil War. The battlelines that were drawn then continued to divide us through the Reconstruction period and well into the middle of the 20th century, as federal troops were once again deployed to enforce the civil rights acts.

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