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Would you have fought on the side of the South or the North?

Pretend you are a boy (only boys could fight then) (oh and by boy, I mean - you have a penis man/boy yada yada)

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Asked by Fiveofakind2 at 11:16 PM on Jan. 15, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Neither!!!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:19 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • the north. i wouldn't defend slavery

    Answer by ny.chica at 11:20 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • I think it would have depended on where you lived in that time period.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:22 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • lol, over 700 women fought as men during the Civil War for both sides. There were also tons of women spies.
    I'm a die hard Confederate. I believe 100% in States Rights. The Civil War didn't start out as a fight for/against slavery it was about oppression. The North had more seats in Congress and was taxing the South to death.
    I have re-enacted for 8 years now as a Confederate and 2 years as a Yankee. =)

    Answer by NoahsMomma418 at 11:26 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • That and slave owners didn't fight, the poor fought. :)

    Answer by Fiveofakind2 at 11:30 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • North

    Answer by AlishaMarie at 11:44 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • North although they were full of shit they didn't do it for principal they just used it as an excuse, but of course I would have to support the morally correct team.

    Answer by kleea1969 at 11:50 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • AWOL thats where I would go.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:07 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • The south because the reality of it is the Civil war wasn't about slavery although that's how everyone wants to believe it happened.

    Answer by trevsrockinmom at 12:12 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • The Civil War was as much about states' rights as it was about slavery. So....though I despise slavery, I would have supported the South. Texas' constitution still has a clause that allows it to secede from the Union if certain conditions apply.

    Answer by pilgrimmom at 12:53 AM on Jan. 16, 2009

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