Human nature will not change. In any future great national trial, compared with the men of this, we shall have as weak and as strong, as silly and as wise, as bad and as good. Let us therefore study the incidents in this as philosophy to learn wisdom from and none of them as wrongs to be avenged.
~ Abraham Lincoln, November 10, 1864
Friday, March 29, 2013
Mississippi ratified Confederate Constitution, March 1861
The Mississippi Secession Convention today ratified the Confederate Constitution by a vote of 78 to 7.