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South Carolina Stands Alone

  • Introduction to the Civil War

Tags U.S. History

04/25/2018Chris Calton

Season 3, Episode 2. For almost a month, South Carolina was the only state to have formally seceded from the Union. Off the coast of Charleston, the Union still had a garrison stationed in Sullivan Island’s Fort Moultrie, which became a matter of foreign policy between the United States and what was essentially the “nation” of South Carolina.

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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

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