• How The 13 Colonies Were Named
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    How the 13 Colonies Were Named The first thirteen colonies were either named after people, Indian names or, places in England. The original states / colonies are, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, Maryland, South Carolina, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire and New Jersey. The three states that are named specifically after Indian names are Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Puritans named Massachusetts, after a local Indian tr...
  • Seceded From The Union South Fort 1861
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    December 18, 1860 - The Crittenden Compromise January 1861 - The South Secedes. When Abraham Lincoln, a known opponent of slavery, was elected president, the South Carolina legislature perceived a threat. Calling a state convention, the delegates voted to remove the state of South Carolina from the union known as the United States of America. The Secession of South Carolina was followed by the secession of six more states - Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas - and the t...
  • Causes Of The Civil War
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    CAUSE OF THE CIVIL Warn 1860, the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The war divided the country between the North and South. There were many factors that caused this war, but the main ones were the different interpretations of the Constitution by the North and South, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the arrival of Lincoln in office. These factors were very crucial in the bringing upon of the destruction of the Union. They caused immediate war. In 1791, the tenth amendment was added to...
  • State Nullification South Carolina
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    Impact of a State's Right to Nullification Wei S. ZhuangGrade 10 US HistoryI - H Period 45/8/05 Wei S. ZhuangGrade 10 US History Period 45/8/05 Impact of a State's Right to Nullification The impact of a state's right to nullification can ultimately cause a great deal of damage to the country that it resides in. To describe the impacts one would need to take a look back into history when the Nullification Crisis took place. South Carolina had economic hard times after the war...
  • Denmark Vesey Robertson Revolt Slave
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    Denmark Vesey was an African-American leader of an attempted slave insurrection in 1822. After many years as a slave, he won $1, 500 in a lottery. Vesey used this money to purchase his freedom. He used his intelligence, energy, and luck to acquire considerable wealth and influence in South Carolina. All of these factors helped lead to the largest attempted slave revolt in American history. David Robertson's book Denmark Vesey outlines his life as a slave, to his freedom, to his execution, and t...
  • Lucas V South Carolina Act Court
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    Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council Charles Adams Problem: David H. Lucas purchased two beach front lots on Isle of Palms in Charleston county in 1986 for 900, 000 with intent to later build one single family home on each lot. The following year when South Carolina conducted a survey of the coast line the rustles showed that the beaches of South Carolina were critically eroding. Due to the rustles of the survey South Carolina issued the Beachfront Management Act (BMA). The act placed restrai...
  • George W Bush And Mccain
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    Both campaigns running at full steam; Gore, Bradley release fresh TV ads CLINTON, S. C. - Texas Gov. George W. Bush expressed confidence Friday that he would win South Carolina's Republican presidential primary while Sen. John McCain declared that a victory for him would show that the Republican "establishment can't stop us." Buoyed by polls showing him ahead, Bush said he was "very optimistic about what's going to happen (Saturday). I feel great about my chances." In Charleston, McCain told a ...
  • The South Carolina Ordinance
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    Immediately on the election of Lincoln to the Presidency the legislature of South Carolina called a convention to meet December 17 to consider the question of succession. The convention, chosen by popular vote, was overwhelmingly in favor of immediate Succession. It met at Charleston and on December twenty voted unanimously for Secession. They developed an Ordinance to Dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other States united with her under the compact entitled the Constitut...
  • Federal Govt Vs States
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    By: Anonymous Federal Sovereignty vs. Rights of the States Continued... Federal Sovereignty versus States Rights was not a new problem to the United States. First appearing during the writing of the Constitution and continuing through Hamilton's Bank and the Federalist Papers, this debate raged right into the 19 th century, beginning with the Hartford Convention, where delegates proposed that a state had the right to "interpose authority" in a case of "dangerous and palpable infractions." Howeve...
  • John Quincy Adams First Term
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    10/7/00 Presidential Outline I. John Quincy Adams A. Born- July 11, 1767 B. Died- February 23, 1828 II. Background A. Educational- Attended Harvard (1785-1787); Studied law under Theophilus Parsons at Newburyport, Mass. (1787-1790); Admitted to the bar, 1790. B. Occupational- 1. Minister to the Netherlands, 1784-1797 2. Minister to Prussia, 1797-1801 3. Massachusetts State Senator, 1802 4. US Senator (Federalist-Massachusetts), 1803-1808 5. Minister to Russia, 1809-1814 6. Chief Negotiator of ...
  • South Carolina African Africans Cultural
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    African Diaspora In the New World The study of cultures in the African Diaspora is relatively young. Slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade brought numerous Africans, under forced and brutal conditions, to the New World. Of particular interest to many recent historians and Africanisms is the extent to which Africans were able to transfer, retain, modify or transform their cultures under the conditions of their new environments. Three main schools of thought have emerged in scholarly discussi...
  • 1954s Brown Vs Board Of Education
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    1954's Brown vs. Board of Education case court ruling marked the dawn of desegregation in America. A short time after the sentence, South Carolina replaced their state flag with the Confederate flag, raising it above their statehouse, the Georgia and Mississippi state flags were changed to incorporate the Confederate flag, and Confederate monuments were suddenly built. The brief time period between the two events led many to believe the gesture to be the state of South Carolina's reaction and re...
  • South Carolina Case One Segregation
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    Legal Environment of Business "Separate but Equal" summary It is hard in this time and age to be able to imagine a world of segregation of a people or a color, but that it happened in the time of our fathers is more amazing. There were many factors that lent themselves to the Supreme Court case involving segregation. Probably one of the more key factors that aided NAACP, was the appointment of a new Chief Justice. He was the governor of California at the time and was appointed by Eisenhower, but...
  • Confederate Flag In South Carolina
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    The Confederate flag that now flies atop the statehouse of South Carolina has been a controversial issue for over 30 years. Raised in 1962 to commemorate the Civil Wars 100 th anniversary, it is the only Confederate flag to wave atop any state capitol in the country, and its presence has stirred quite a commotion. Last March, a group that wants the South to secede from the United States staged a Confederate flag-waving rally in Montgomery, Alabama. Hundreds of people signed petitions, demanding ...
  • Secession Of South Carolina
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    Secession of South Carolina- Following the election of Abraham Linc lon as President of the United States in 1860, South Carolina was the first of 7 states to secede from the union. They claimed, as their reasons for secession, frequent violations of the Constitution by the federal government and encroachments upon the reserved rights of the Senate. But did South Carolina have the right, legally or morally, to secede from the Union and establish its own Confederacy After all, didn't they fight s...
  • Fort Sumter South Lincoln War
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    Fort Sumter was a turning point in determining the outcome of the Civil War. Fort Sumter was built on a man-made island of seashells and granite. It was a pentagon shape that was fifty feet high and the walls were eight to twelve feet thick. Fort Sumter is located in South Carolina. It was a defense system for Charleston Harbor. It was named after a Revolutionary War hero from South Carolina. For one of the causes of the Civil War was that the South demanded that fort Sumter be turned over to i...
  • Cause Of The Civil War
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    The Civil War is commonly thought to have been caused by the idea or institution of slavery in the United States. Although slavery did play a part in leading to the Civil War, the true cause of the United States of America being divided into two separate entities was succession. More specifically the succession of the state of South Carolina from the Union. The succession of South Carolina, the catalyst which ignited the conflict of the Civil War, was brought of by two key factors, the southern ...
  • Andrew Jackson South Carolina
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    Through out the history of the two party system in America, we can see that in order for the party to survive it must first create a platform which characterizes the purpose of the party but also appeals to the voter. At the dawn of the "Jacksonian Era" in the mid 1820's the "Jacksonian" Democrats looked upon themselves as guardians of the Constitution, democracy, liberty, and economic opportunity. The "Jacksonian" democrat party members, chiefly Andrew Jackson, abide by this platform when makin...
  • The Presidency Of Andrew Jackson
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    Throughout American History it seems to be quite evident that the time lapse during the period in which a presidential candidate holds office, certain crucial events have taken place to significantly impact the American society as a whole. However the duration between the presidencies of Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln seem to have little importance to our history because not many events that drastically changed the way the U. S functions took place. The fact that both Jackson and Lincoln hav...
  • 1954 Brown Vs Board Of Education 1954
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    1954's Brown vs. Board of Education case court ruling marked the dawn of desegregation in America. A short time after the sentence, South Carolina replaced their state flag with the Confederate flag, raising it above their statehouse, the Georgia and Mississippi state flags were changed to incorporate the Confederate flag, and Confederate monuments were suddenly built. The brief time period between the two events led many to believe the gesture to be the state of South Carolina's reaction and re...