, the Centralizers are coming! Quick, call out the Militia and rally the Decentralists!" "Pa, Pa
Though this could be a rallying cry for those updating “Lost Cause” ideology to fit in the 21st Century.
In this ideology, yes, slavery was one of the causes for secession - but only one of the factors involved. Other factors such as the great struggle between the Centralists and Decentralists, gets overlooked if not purposefully ignored.
Today's lost causers seek to correct this error. This is a difficult tightrope to walk, given that race, slavery and the right to extend the institution of Slavery into new territories were the proximate causes of secession.