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  • Federal To Surrender Ft
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    Alpha Alpha The first Greek alphabet alpha symbolizes the beginning of an event. Here, of course, we are talking about the beginning of the Civil War. Conventional history claims that the American Civil War started on April 12, 1861 at the bombing of Fort Sumter. Is it true? We CW buffs probably would not quite satisfy with this answer, and we know there were armed hostile incidents happening long before Ft. Sumter, and we shall examine them here. Carl Von Clausewitz, author of 'On War', said th...
  • National And State Governments
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    Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Confederation And What Was Done To To Correct The Weaknesses Strengths and Weaknesses of the Confederation The band which at present holds us together, by a very feeble thread, will soon be broken, when anarchy and confusion must ensue. George Washington said this while describing the current government of the United States. With the ratification of Maryland on March 1, 1781, the Articles of Confederation went into affect and all seemed well. Even though the Confe...
  • Effective Form Of Government For Western Lands
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    Before the Constitution, there was the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation was a new national government that reserved freedom, sovereignty, and independence for the states. The Articles of confederation provided an effective form of government for western lands, on the contrary, foreign relations were not were not as well benefited from it. The Confederation's major contributions were Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 to the American life. The Ordinance ...
  • Congress
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    Was The Nationalist Movement For A Stronger Government A Reaction To Excesses Following The Revolution The nationalist movement for a stronger government was not a reaction to excesses following the revolution, rather, it was a reaction to inadequacies. The Articles of Confederation gave the United States Congress almost no power in making decisions that would determine the laws of the country and taxation. The nationalist movement led to the constitutional convention that founded the United Sta...
  • New England And Chesapeake Regions
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    Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. Why did this difference in development occur? Even though the New England and Chesapeake regions were both established primarily by people of English origin, each region had very different qualities. From their reasons for being founded to the development of societies, it was very apparent that these two societies were different by 170...
  • Constitution For The Confederate States
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens His Defense for Secession and His vice Presidency during the Civil War Alexander Hamilton Stephens was born on February 12, 1812 near Crawfordville, Georgia. He helped organize the Whig Party in Georgia and in 1843 was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in which he served until 1859. In early 1861 just before the outbreak of the Civil War, serious economic and ideological differences among the states' rights and slavery divided the people of the nation, and ...
  • Articles To The Articles Of Confederation
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    Articles Of Confederation Analyze Articles Of Confederation Essay, Research Paper Analyze the degree to which the Articles of Confederation provided an effective form of government with respect to foreign relations, economic conditions, and western lands. The Articles of Confederation were a primitive version of the current Constitution of the United States. Back in the 1700's all 13 states approved the Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation served as the only way to keep the s...

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