An article here, not a long one, but one worth your time.
Watch out for sacred cows, all of you, as you tread the passages.
I find in it a validation of my own view, long formed, of what the War
of Northern Aggression Between the States was fought over. When asked if I think the casus belli was slavery or the rights of the States, I invariably reply, “Yes.”
Some are baffled; others understand.