Stephanie McCurry

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Stephanie McCurry is a professor of history at Columbia University, where she studies the 19th century United States, the South and the Civil War. Her books include Confederate Reckoning:  Power and Politics in the Civil War South.

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Historians are dismayed that slavery as the cause of the Civil War is being downplayed once again. Why is the Trump administration lauding the "valor" and "honor" of the Confederacy?

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Historians are dismayed that slavery as the cause of the Civil War is being downplayed once again. Why is the Trump administration lauding the "valor" and "honor" of the Confederacy?

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