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The people of the States now confederated.....believed that to remain longer in the Union would subject them to continuance of a disparaging discrimination, submission to which would be inconsistent with their welfare, and intolerable to a proud people. They therefore determined to sever its bounds and established a new Confederacy for themselves.

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Jefferson Davis

American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889)

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