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October 26, 2009



Historian Thomas Woods discusses the War of 1812 and the largely unheard of history of the New England secessionist movement, based upon 10th Amendment States’ Rights and the New England states’ (namely Massachusetts’ Daniel Webster’s) opposition to the federal conscription of state militias.  

The word bandied about is “interposition”. The Constitutional notion of the States interposing between the people and the federal government when the latter is seen to trample on the rights of the people…

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