Authored by Chris Calton via The Mises Institute,
When the southern states were debating secession in 1861, there was one other proposed secession that almost always gets overlooked in history: New York City. The Mayor of New York at the time, Fernando Wood, saw disunion as an inevitability at the start of 1861, and in a January 6th address to the city council, he advocated New York City’s secession.
“When Disunion has become a fixed and certain fact,” Wood asked the council, “why may not New...
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