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This conflict over the extension of slavery exploded into a prologue to the Civil War in 1856 in the internecine conflict known as �Bleeding Kansas,� in which people from Northern and Southern states moved en masse to the by-then-approaching-statehood Kansas Territory to influence whether the new state would be slave or free (the issue was left to �popular sovereignty,� meaning the state�s residents would vote on it when they voted on the state�s constitution).

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Of the thousands of titles dealing with the Civil War, surprisingly few address the significant role that religion played in framing the issues of the conflict. You ought rather to appreciate how much the great body of the Northern people do crucify their feelings, in order to maintain their loyalty to the constitution and the Union. Blacks are not citizens, by Taney's reasoning. In the Civil War, armies engaged each other at greater distances. Ouachita County Historical Quarterly, 4, No. 3 (March 1973): 1-10.

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Events leading to the American Civil War; Slavery; ... resolutions, propositions, or papers, ... The gradual emancipation provision added to the West Virginia Constitution specified that every person born after July 4 of that year would be born free, that enslaved children younger than ten on that date would become free at age twenty-one, and that enslaved people between the ages of ten and twenty-one on that date would become free at age twenty-five. It would help her readers understand that she has a realistic view of abolition, that if she breaks laws of men she expects punishment to follow.

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McClellan; another comes from McClellan to William Buckingham, Governor of Connecticut, regarding Matson’s request for sick leave. Finally, events are colour coded according to whether they are social, religious, military, regional or political in nature. Arkansas' Damned Yankees: An Index to Union Soldiers in Arkansas Regiments. (Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, 1987). _____. Figure 3 shows the sources of revenue collected by the Union government during the war.

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He says he allowed the presidential election to take place in 1864. Nevertheless, thinking about slavery remained more liberal in the Upper South where sentiments were not operating as one mind as they seemed to in the deep south. A delegate to Georgia's secession convention, he was selected by that body to serve as a commissioner to the Virginia secession convention, in which capacity he delivered this speech on Feb. 18, 1861, immediately after Fulton Anderson's speech.

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The ruling of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott decision of 1857 that Congress had no constitutional authority to prohibit slavery in the territory further polarized sectional attitudes, and northern Democrats led by Douglas lost the trust of the southern wing of the party when they joined Republicans in blocking the admission of Kansas as a slave state. B. with Long, Barbara, The Civil War Day by Day (New York: Da Capo Press, Inc., 1971), p. 247 [2] Donald, David Herbert, Lincoln (Simon & Schuster, Kindle Edition, 2011), Loc 7758-81; Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2005), p. 469-70; Long, E.

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The North experienced a severe recession at the start of the war, with 6,000 banks failing, and Southerners defaulting on $300 million in debts owed to the North. A black abolitionist conference announced in 1854: The time is come when our people must assume the rank of a first-rate power in the battle against caste and Slavery; it is emphatically our battle; no one else can fight it for us, and with God's help we must fight it ourselves [ Litwack, 1965, p. ` 155]. To legitimize or accept unilateral secession in preventive defense of sectional interests was not simply a blow to the Union as a label on an expanse of territory, but to the principles it and few other states had then committed to.

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Muster and payroll, 31 October-31 December 1861, for Captain Archibald T. Opposing these troops was the Confederate Army of Tennessee, commanded by Gen. Pulaski County Historical Review, 61 (Fall 2013): 76-84. Meanwhile, cotton prices oscillated wildly over the decades; prices were high until 1819 and then down, rose again until a crisis low in 1837 and then climbed back in 1848 with another dip coming in 1851. Latching onto that, the sons and daughters of the South rallied around their flag, convinced their counterparts in the north were not nearly as motivated and would quickly abandon support for a costly war.

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It was for their States and for Freedom that, as in the English Civil War, about 2�5% of the total population of the United States died and far more were left impoverished, displaced, maimed and traumatized. These people were called abolitionists because they wanted to "abolish" slavery. In terms of money also the war was one of the costliest war fought so far. Burch, an editor and publisher of Holocaust, Trail of Tears, and Nakba poetry "We recognize the fact of the INFERIORITY stamped upon that race of [black] men by the Creator, and from the cradle to the grave, our Government, as a civil institution, marks that INFERIORITY."�Confederacy President Jefferson Davis "Our new government [the Confederacy] is founded upon exactly the opposite idea [to equality]; its FOUNDATIONS are laid, its CORNERSTONE rests, upon the GREAT TRUTH that the negro is not equal to the white man; that SLAVERY, subordination to the superior race, is his NATURAL and NORMAL condition."�Confederacy Vice President Alexander Stephens In other words, the Confederacy was established on the "foundations" of white superiority and white supremacy, with black Americans being enslaved because they were considered "inferior" to whites.

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Clark (1837-1927) of Company H, 23rd Massachusetts Infantry, in Norfolk County, Virginia, to his brother detailing a battle that his regiment participated in along with the 118th New York, 20th New York, and 13th New Hampshire near Bowers Hill in Norfolk County, adding that it was a result of a raid by Union African American cavalry on Suffolk, Virginia. Independence County Chronicle, 33 (April-July 1992): 19-28.