The South fought to preserve slavery, and the Northern states sought to abolish it. This is likely the narrative that any brief overview of the American Civil War will provide. However, Leigh Young provides evidence that parts of the North, including Ypsilanti, wanted nothing to do with abolitionist efforts.
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Written: Kylie Gilligan
Produced: Ronia-Isabel Cabansag