Oh, Really? Helga Ross on Slavery

At times on this blog I cross-reference discussions on the Yahoo Discussion Group “civilwarhistory2,” because I think some of the participants in the various discussions there often give voice to propositions worth examining.  Some may say I’m taking a warped slice of public opinion, but in truth it’s always useful for historians to take a look at what non-historians think about history and to sense how people understand history.

The comment highlighted below comes from one Helga Ross, who is an important participant in cwh2. Continue reading