The Morrill Tariff: a short video take

~ Further Studies ~

Lincoln’s Tariff War ~ March 2, 1861
        “We are going to make tax slaves out of you and if you resist, there will be an invasion.”

The Morrill Tariff of 1861: The True Cause of Secession and the War of Northern Aggression
        “The two most important issues of the Presidential campaign, preventing the expansion of slavery into new states and passing the Morrill Tariff, the new tariff was the most important. The tariff would bring great prosperity to the Northeast, and would impoverish the South, along with the western states. It was… essential to the advancement of national greatness and to bringing prosperity to the industrial workers of the North. If Southern leaders objected to the tariff, that they would be rounded up and hanged.”

True causes of the Uncivil War: Understanding the Morrill Tariff
        “The Northern onslaught upon slavery is no more than a piece of specious humbug disguised to conceal its desire for economic control of the United States.”

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