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The Oxford University Politics Blog

Comparing the 1860 and 2020 Elections: Is the USA Heading for Another Civil War?

All summer, as protests raged over the United States, fears grew that an increasingly polarised United States was heading for another civil war. There was great worry over violence erupting across the land, and a distinct sense that there were at least two rival and distinct Americas in the country: Red America and Blue America. Political movements such as the Lincoln Project and the Wide Awake...