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  • Of The Southern States
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    In this chapter I will try to find out why the Civil War actually started, and what the consequences of the war were. To find out this I need to know a little more about the history of the Civil War. The causes of most wars are often very complex, but in the America civil war it came down to two major issues, slavery and the protection of the Union. In the North, they were growing richer all the time as industry developed fast. The workers were mostly immigrants with low wages. The South didn't ...
  • February 1861 The South Seizes Federal Forts
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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...
  • Sectional Division Between The North And South
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    Abraham Lincoln regarded by many as the greatest person in the United Stated history, was elected president on November 6, 1860. Lincoln felt it was undignified to campaign actively, but his supporters more than made up for what he didn t do. Lincoln had never held a prominent national office, he had moderate views on the slavery question and had no bitter enemies during the elections. While on the other hand, Senator William H. Seward had the strongest support in the beginning but it eventually...
  • Export To Different States Within The Union
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    EU, the Maastricht Treaty, and Comparisons of viewpoints The Maastricht Treaty is the main single document holding the European Union together. It creates the backbone of the Union. "Article B outlines the heart of the Maastricht treaty. It also contains the issues that create the most division among the 15 countries participating in the Union". I will attempt to compare 3 different countries attitude as I see it on "developing closer cooperation on justice and home affairs". This, I feel is the...
  • Civil War Between The North And South
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    The Economic Effects of the Civil War The Economies of the North and South, 1861-1865 In 1861, a great war in American history began. It was a civil war between the north and south that was by no means civil. This war would have great repercussions upon the economy of this country and the states within it. The American Civil War began with secession, creating a divided union of sorts, and sparked an incredibly cataclysmic four years. Although the actual war began with secession, this was not the...
  • Capital Vital To The States Plans
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    The Centrally Planned Economy in the former Soviet Union Introduction In October of 1917, the world saw Lenin and the Bolsheviks take power in Russia, Lenin did not however have exact economic plans for Russia since Marx never provided a blueprint for a communist state and its economy. Marx saw society progress naturally through various stages of development (i.e. primitive society, slavery, feudalism, capitalism, socialism and eventually communism). Marx essentially provided a critique of capit...
  • Radical Republicans In Congress And Johnson
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    The Civil War During both the civil war and civil war reconstruction time periods, there were many changes going on in the Union. The Emancipation Proclamation, as well as legislation such as the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth amendments, was causing a new awakening of democracy; while the renouncing of secession by the South marked a definite triumph for Nationalism. As well, the government was involved in altercations of its own. During reconstruction, the legislative and executive branc...
  • Union As Free State
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    The American Civil War (1861-1865) and the Reconstruction period that followed were the bloodiest chapters of American history to date. Brother fought brother as the population was split along sectional lines. The issue of slavery divided the nation's people and the political parties that represented them in Washington. The tension which snapped the uneasy truce between north and south began building over slavery and statehood debates in California. In 1848, settlers discovered gold at Sutter's ...
  • Their Rights As Free And Independent States
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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...
  • Psychohistory
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    Psychohistory A solution for a society facing critical times. Quite a few net diehards have been suffering from insomnia - trying to figure out, whether psychohistory can be applied, as a science, on bushmen in Africa The answer will follow... Introduction. Another crisis. At times it seems as problems, problems always face the poor defenceless humans. How nice it would be, just to push a bottom on a computer and be given the solution to our problems. It was for this purpose Isaac Asimow invente...
  • South Carolina And Other Southern States
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    The title United States of America to many has come to mean a nation proud and strong, joined together under all circumstances. In the year 1860 that all changed. With the election under way, the nation began to divide over four candidates, one of whom was Abraham Lincoln. When the results were announced the nation would never be the same. Lincoln received about 40% of the popular vote and had failed to carry any of the southern states, yet his victory was a landslide. Within days of the electio...
  • Containment Of The Soviet Union And Nato
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    Major world events of the past have caused the United States change its government. Starting in 1939, events that began to occur which led to a number of wars could not be ignored and caused the American isolationist policy to no longer be in effect. The end of the isolation policy, a policy that avoided alliances and other types of involvement in the affairs of other nations, Some of the events that led to the United States involvement in wars are the bombing of pearl harbor, the Yalta conferen...
  • Southern States
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    4. American Civil War The war between states, in the U.S. history, a four-year war (1861-65) between the federal government of the U.S. and eleven Southern states that asserted their right to secede from the Union. The secession of the Southern states in 1860-61 and the ensuing outbreak of armed hostilities were the culmination of decades of growing sectional friction over the related issues of slavery, trade, and tariffs, and the doctrine of state's rights. This friction was due to the differen...

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