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Lincoln & What Really Caused the Civil War (Pt. 1) | Jeffrey Rogers Hummel | POLITICS | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Jeffrey Rogers Hummel (professor & author) about Abraham Lincoln, what caused the Civil War and why the North didn’t let the South secede. Jeffrey discusses how the secession of South Carolina changed the beginning of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and put in motion what became the American Civil War. Soon after taking office Lincoln has to deal with the attack on Fort Sumter. Jeffrey discusses how the true causes of the Civil War are more complicated than just slavery. While slavery may be the main reason for the forming of the confederacy Jeffrey discusses the the impact of the fugitive slave act .According to Jeffrey figuring out what started the Civil War is not as simple as knowing why the South seceded, but also why the North felt it had to maintain the union. This clip is from our President’s Week special in 2018 where we partnered with Learn Liberty for five episodes about five Presidents. Watch the full interview about Abraham Lincoln here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESp0Lea0meQ&list=PLEbhOtC9klbCr0iN2ANJbaV477B0eSpc6&index=6 Is the state of US news driving you crazy? Does the coverage of political news rarely seem “fair and balanced”? Serious discussions on US politics is vital to having a healthy democracy. No matter what political party you belong to, we need to be able to hear a variety of political perspectives. Whether you majored in political science or just want to have a deeper understanding of the issues you’ll want to check out this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEbhOtC9klbCr0iN2ANJbaV477B0eSpc6 To make sure you never miss a single Rubin Report video, click here to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJdKr0Bgd_5saZYqLCa9mng?sub_confirmation=1 Looking for smart and honest conversations about current events, political news and the culture war? Want to increase your critical thinking by listening to different perspectives on a variety of topics? If so, then you’re in the right place because on The Rubin Report Dave Rubin engages the ideas of some of society’s most interesting thought leaders, authors, politicians and comedians. The Rubin Report is the largest talk show about free speech and big ideas on YouTube. Dave allows his guests to speak their minds and his audience to think for themselves. New videos every week. The Rubin Report is fan funded through monthly and one-time donations: http://www.rubinreport.com/support ****** Dave Rubin’s book, “Don’t Burn This Book” is now available at: www.dontburnthisbook.com LISTEN to The Rubin Report podcast: www.rubinreport.com/podcast See Dave LIVE: https://daverubin.com/events/ Sign up for our newsletter with the best of The Rubin Report delivered to your inbox once a week: http://www.rubinreport.com/newsletter Official Rubin Report Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/therubinreport All art on the set are original works by Caylin Rose Janet. Get a print here: https://www.caylinrosejanet.com/rubinreportart.html ****** Jeffrey Rogers Hummel Author: Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men Get the book “Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War”: https://www.amazon.com/Emancipating-Slaves-Enslaving-Free-Men/dp/0812693124 ****** Follow Dave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RubinReport Follow The Rubin Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rubinreport Follow Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daverubin Follow Dave on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rubinreport/?hl=en About Dave Rubin: http://rubinreport.com

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