• What if the South Won the American Civil War?
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    What if the South Won the American Civil War?

    The Civil War was the most devastating conflict in America’s history. Roughly 640,000 Americans died in the four-year fighting between the Union and Confederates which eventually resulted in a Southern defeat, keeping the United States, well, United. But what if in an alternate timeline, the South won the Civil War? “What?” many ask. “What would even be the outcome had the Confederates [won]? “What would be the possible scenarios of a Southern victory?” Well, dear viewer, stop interrupting me; it’s quite rude. That is what this video is about. By looking at facts and historical events, we can get a few rough ideas about what this Confederate independence might look…

  • What if We Kept the Articles of Confederation?
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    What if We Kept the Articles of Confederation?

    The struggle between the government and the states has been happening ever since both existed. Even between states themselves. And this goes back to Revolutionary times. When the fastest way to travel was by horse, It made sense when people cared little about the opinions of somebody hundreds of miles away. This crafted a culture of self-determination within each colony. Each of the 13 colonies had its own government, culture, and laws. The British Crown cared so little for centuries, Colonies saw ruling themselves as the only way. The concerns of their neighbors didn’t really matter. It took the threat of losing that self-determination (the British interfering) which forced them…