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Hist 105 - History Of The U S
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HIST 105 1nd Edition Lecture 33 Outline of Previous lecture I Kansas Nebraska Act II Republican party III Election 1856 IV Abraham Lincoln Outline of current Lecture I Election 1860 II Secession III Confederate states IV Strategies V War VI Slave states VII Opposition a North b South VIII Women Current Lecture o o o o o o o Election of 1860 Abraham Lincoln Republican 39 Secession Cooperationists Along the south Want to have a convention to help resolve the problems Dec 1860 South Carolina peaces out on the union Southern convention Concession from the north LA MS AL FL GA Texas leave the union too Seven states at this point Eventually there is eleven Buchanan did nothing These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o He is sitting on a suit case Lincoln bonds of affections New nation is born Working together He wants to prey on the affections Breaking point The border states don t want to get out of union Virginia in particular Confederate states of America Capital Montgomery Alabama Jefferson Davis Who wasn t fired up about secede Alexander Stephens Moderate approach Don t want to be to severe Maybe northern could join the rebellion Later Richmond VA Lincoln We can t break these bonds of affections Lincoln wants to preserve the union Principal objective Mystic chords of memory Where this country has been A lot of years Maybe eventually we will recognize the meaning of togetherness Strategies Let confederate states depart in peace Confront secession Like most wars what people say every war Wont last too long Or too costly War First important round Coast of south Carolina Ft Sumter April 1861 Last four states join the union Lincoln say We got to have troops They have to confront the challenge of the south VA NC TN AR secede Border Slave States Maryland Remember that they grew tobacco They had some slave for growing Kentucky o o o o o o o o o o o o Has slaves Missouri has slaves Delaware Has slaves Issue What are we arguing about Slavery mostly about States rights Opposition to secession Southern upland whites Didn t require slavery Southern yeoman farmers Didn t need slavery They couldn t afford Border state residents Opposition in the North Abolition agreed with the war Peace democrats Not lovers of Lincoln They have some type of relationship with the south They think war is a bad idea Nickname Copperheads Constantly attacking Lincoln Anti war group Conditions of the war North Advantage More manufacturing More trackage Construction of railroads Disadvantage Extended supply lines Similar to Britain problems with communications South advantages Dependent on imports Valuable export Cotton Disadvantages The South New nation Political infrastructure Of government How do you manage the new identify Founding principle o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Defining states rights Not listening to US Listening to Richmond VA Finances Don t have the money Economic situation in south Ag South Wartime Economy Agriculture Monoculture declined Cotton Food crops increased Manufacturing Arms and ammunition Tredegar iron works Lincoln Suspended habeas corpus Principal in the government that says if you arrested you have the right to stand in front of a judge Now you don t Anti Unionist attacked troops Jailing without trial Lincoln gets criticized for this Women Farming Take charge Government services Agency We have this in north and south Nursing Big time A lot were catholic nuns War and society Pay more attention to society Financing the war Money that had been used will be devoted to war effort Taxation Bonds People who can write the check The north is more richer Internationally the north will get more respect Field condition Conscription The draft In the north and south Substitutes Exemptions Immigrants o o Political fall out Peace democrats Blacks in uniform Initial rejection Frederick Douglas supported White officers Second class status Proved themselves

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