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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 ...
  • North And South
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    Compare and contrast the social and economic conditions of the Northern and Southern states in the time periods of 1820 to 1850. North vs. South 1820-1850 In the early to mid 1800's the United States seemed to be split into two sections, the Northern states and the Southern states. Although they had the same flag, spoke the same language, and had the same president, the two regions seemed to be two separate countries, each one having different views and political opinions. But, because they were...
  • Former Confederate States After The Civil War
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    CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION REVIEW 1. Who was president during the Civil War? Abraham Lincoln was president during the Civil War. 2. Define secede. Secede means to leave or withdraw. 3. Which state was first to secede from the Union? South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union. 4. Who was elected president of the Confederate States of America? Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. 5. When did the first battle of the Civil War occur? Where did ...
  • Great Grape Boycott Jalos
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    Grapes of Wrath As the Great Grape Boycott carries onto another summer, Listen Magazine now turns to a real person of this struggle, the farmer. Marina Jalos, a grape picker for the Giu marra Vineyard Corporation and a single mother of two, of Modesto, CA tells Listen her life in the field. She, herself, has never met Cesar Chavez, in head of the UF WOC (United Farm Workers Organization Committee) who is struggling to create a uniformed union amongst farmers, however she is very well informed on...
  • Assertions Of States Rights On Many Issues
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    On Feb. 19, 1985, the United States Supreme Court ruled that federal minimum wage laws apply to employees of state and local governments. The case, Garcia vs. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority, was one in a long series of controversies over the issue of states' rights. The Constitution, in Article 6, states: "This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof... shall be the supreme Law of the Land". The Tenth Amendment, however, says that: "Th...
  • War Between The North And South
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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...
  • New Tariff In 1832 Congress
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    Impact of a State's Right to Nullification Wei S. ZhuangGrade 10 US History 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 of 1812. Cotton prices st...
  • Compromises Between The North And The South
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    John Marshall was Chief Justice in many early cases that would help get the Supreme Court up to the level of power and equal amount of say as the other branches. His ruling in the first few important cases helped bring the Courts uses of Judicial Review up to balance the powers. John Q. Adams, son of John Adams and he was the leader behind the signing of the treaty of Ghent. Daniel Webster was the great spokesperson of the North as well as a war hawk. He was also very devoted to the Union. Henry...
  • Northern States
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    The civil war a war between the Northern states of our country and the Southern states, started in April of 1861 and lasted until April of 1865, however the problems that started the war started any years before that. The Northern part of the U. S became industrialized. That means built large factories and manufactured things like iron products and textiles or fabric. Northern states needed people to work in their factories and most of them came as immigrants from Europe. Northern States were co...
  • Davis Jefferson
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    Jefferson Davis was born on June, 3rd, 1808, in Christian County, Kentucky. He was educated at Transylvania University and at the U.S. Military Academy. After his graduation in 1828, he served in the army until bad health forced him to resign in 1835. He was a farmer in Mississippi from 1835 to 1845. Then he was elected to the U.S. congress. In 1846, he resigned his seat in order to serve in the Mexican War and fought at Monterrey and Buena Vista, where he was wounded. He was a U.S. Senator from...
  • South
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    Did The Congress Made Amendment 14 to Punish the South? Amendment #14 punished the south for the entire rebellion, and the Civil War. The way that Congress made the law made it seem that it was helping the Freedmen, however, most of the sections are directed to the south, or made so that the only people who would violate these sections would be the southern states. Paragraph 1 states that Ex-slaves made citizens if they have been born in the United States. This part doesn't hurt the south, in fa...
  • Civil War By The Women's Rights Movement
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    Causes Of Civil War As members of the Futurist of America Association, we have been assigned to look specifically at the cause of the American Civil #War. There are five aspects that could of led to the Civil War and they are Westward Movement, Social Change, Froe ign Policy Development, Government / Politics Development, and Economic Development. Out of the five aspects, Economic Development is the best reason for the eventual Civil War. First, Westward Movement could of led to American Civil W...
  • Georgia's Secession
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    Throughout the 1850's a division in the country between North and South widened. However, in spite of the rising rhetoric, the state of Georgia was far from becoming a "war machine". In Marietta, the Georgia Military Institute went to the state for funds only three times between 1852 and 1863. Throughout the state, railroads were being built up for economic reasons, not reasons of war. Atlanta was concerned about fighting equipment for its newly formed fire department, not for some secret milita...
  • Kansas Nebraska Act
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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...
  • Upper Hand Against Davis And Fort Sumter
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    In the 1850's the United States was not so United. There had been many internal problems, that were tearing the entire country apart. Issues such as slavery, and power of the states were coming between the country. The south and north had been arguing about the issue of slavery for a very long time. The North was against it. They had set out to abolish it. But the south was growing very rich off it. It was cheap labor. Al the slave owners had to pay for was room and board, which was cheaper then...
  • Ex South Yemen Communist State
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    Yemen a great desert in the Arabic peninsula, located south to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and left to Oman, has also a shore: mainly on the Red Sea and on the Gulf of Aden. Yemen has some natural resources (oil) but unfortunately it is considered as the poorest Arabic country. Yemen is now The Republic of Yemen because of the reunification made on 22nd May 1990. Before that day Yemen was divided into two separate countries, the first known as the North Yemen Republic which was controlled by tri...
  • State Capital And Largest City
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    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (mstusts) is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. the 4th largest of the six New England states in the US. Massachusetts is bordered on the north by New Hampshire and Vermont; on the west by New York; on the south by Connecticut and Rhode Island; and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the state is uplands of resistant rock that were scraped by glaciers (ktlybr that deposited moraines and outwash on a large, sandy, ...
  • Would The South
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    What If: The CSA as A Nation If the South had won the Civil War, where might our two countries be today Would slavery have been phased out, and if so, how soon Would the South have erected tariffs and immigration quotas Would Disney World have been located in Florida, and Dollywood in Tennessee Would there be unified currency for the U.S. and CSA, and would it be any stronger than the Euro The Confederate States of America would currently be the world's fourth-largest economic power if the Civil...
  • Lincoln's Agenda By Southern Leaders
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    By 1860 the feud between President James Buchanan and Stephen Douglas had cancelled out the political aspirations of both men. The strain the slavery issue had resulted in the Democratic Party being split into two and severely weakening its political control. This created the opening for the newly reformed Republican Party, mainly Abraham Lincoln, to win the White House. The election of Lincoln, who was clearly opposed to slavery spreading to the outside of the existing states, was the last step...
  • South Carolina Convention The Lower States
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    The Civil War occurred in 1861 as a result of the secession of the Upper and Lower South states. However, they did not leave the Union in the same manner. The fervor of excitement created by the South Carolina convention after Lincoln's election led many Lower South states to quickly secede. These states: South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas; had an overwhelming secessionist vote during their state conventions. These votes reflect the perception that Linco...

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