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|The battle lines of today's debates over gun control, stand-your-ground laws, and other violence-related issues were drawn centuries ago by America's early settlers. To understand violence or practically any other divisive issue, you need to understand historical settlement patterns and the lasting cultural fissures they established. There's never been an America--but rather several Americas--each a distinct nation. There are eleven nations today. Each looks at violence, as well as everything else, in its own way.|
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