Then that's on your teachers. I was in elementary school in the early-mid 60s, watching Police Officers beat marchers and turning fire hoses and dogs on women and children. It was pretty obvious which side was fighting the good fight.
"Abraham Lincoln repeatedly stated his war was caused by taxes only, and not by slavery, at all." http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/06/war-over-slavery_rhetoric_is_i.htmlQuote: billryan
....What in your last paragraph is incorrect? The South was not only in favor of slavery, but wanted to expand it. The Northern States were against it. They tolerated it in existing states but didn't want it to expand. Was that the only reason for the war? No. Only the most important one.
This is not a day off that is optional but day that you have no right to be seen on campus because you are white.Quote: Mission146
As a Caucasian, I support a free day off 100%. African-Americans, Native-Americans, Jewish-Americans, Islam, Buddhists, Sikhs, Rastafari...I don't care. You want to give me a free day off school (when I was at University, anyway) I'll take it.
This is not a day off that is optional but day that you have no right to be seen on campus because you are white.