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As I noted earlier, I felt that Building a House Divided is a very important book. This is a beautifully written and well-researched look at just what role slavery played in the United States, and how the actions of four men, Presidents Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, and Senator Stephen A. Douglas, led to the Civil War. As opposed to the blatant propaganda of most of the current conversation about systemic racism, it’s a powerful statement of historical fact.
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