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06 April, 2017

Assignment for my Medieval Atlanta class...

Based on your reading of W. Scott's Ivanhoe (1819), respond to Scott Horton's 2007 (Harper's Magazine) statement:

"No doubt you learned in grade school that it started at Fort Sumter and that slavery and states’ rights had something to do with it. But no. The Civil War sprang with fully loaded double-barrels from the pages of Ivanhoe. No doubt about it."