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After Secession, What Happens to the National Debt?

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Tags SecessionU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

08/13/2022Ryan McMaken

National divorce does happen, and debts are not necessarily repudiated as a result. We can look to examples from Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Czech-Slovak split. 

Original Article: "After Secession, What Happens to the National Debt?"

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After Secession, What Happens to the National Debt?