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Thread #127899   Message #2859688
Posted By: artbrooks
08-Mar-10 - 08:51 PM
Thread Name: Remember the Alamo (March 6, 1836)
Subject: RE: BS: Remember the Alamo
Please note that I didn't say "cause"...I said "precipitating event". The underlying cause was the myth of "Manifest Destiny" espoused by politicians from the Southern states, who were actually seeking additional slave states.