28715, What of colonization?|
Posted by PharO, Mon Mar-14-05 04:00 AM
These countries were still heavily invested in exploration and colonization around the world. They were finding other sources to feed their industialization monster.
History lesson #85: What Conference was attended by the all the major governments of Europe within 20 years of US Emancipation that lead to the tearing apart of the "Dark Continent"? So, once again, like everyone in the post is saying about the North, it wouldn't have been an issue of morality on the part of the Europeans. It would have boiled down to economics. Were they benefiting more through trade with the northern states or the southern states? And ultimately, who did England and France side with during the Civil War?