North and South The United States of America, the great democratic experiment, was just that. Not since the great Greek culture had a government of, for, and by the people existed. The entire world felt, that on a large scale, democracy would inevitably lead to anarchy; our founding fathers were determined to prove them wrong. But as the political stand off with the British became a secession issue, a great issue split the future nation.
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South would never have joined in the quest for independence, and our great nation would not exist. In order to expand the good, a necessary evil had to be tolerated. For the span of almost a hundred years the question of slavery was littered with compromise. But both sides would not budge, each insisted that god was on their side. In the end, it took the lives of over 600,000 men and boys to settle it.