Crossroads Greatest Hits: The 15th Amendment

In April 2011 I built on my previous posts concerning Republicans and race in the North to offer a reminder of why they advocated the Fifteenth Amendment, as you can see here.

All too often we hear rather simple descriptions of North and South, especially when it comes to political perspectives. It’s the internal divisions within each section that did as much to determine the outcome of events as it was the divisions between the sections.