About Mackubin Thomas Owens

Mackubin Thomas Owens is currently professor of national security affairs at the Naval War College and also editor of Orbis, the quarterly journal of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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The South Was Right, the Historians Are Wrong: Taking the Antislavery Origins of the Civil War Seriously

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Why did the Southern states choose to secede when Abraham Lincoln was elected president in November of 1860? At the time, Southerners attributed “secession winter” to the fear that Lincoln and the Republicans fully intended to make war on slavery,