What kind of master/Christian is Covey? Why does Douglass choose to discuss the effects slavery had on white families and Christians? 3. Compare Douglass's portrayal of slavery on plantations (Lloyd's), farms (Freeland's and Covey's), and in the city (childhood and work at Fells Point shipyard). What are the most important differences?
1. Sarah and Angelina Grimke grew up in South Carolina on a slave plantation, and as they got older rejected the southern lifestyle and moved up north to advocate for the abolitionist movement and women’s rights. 2. The Nullification Crisis occurred in 1828 after The Tariff of Abominations put a tariff on imported goods; South Carolina threatened to secede from the Union. The tariff benefited the north but hurt the south.
Slaves were considered property, and since the federal government could not rule that someone could not take their property with them, the Supreme Court declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional. This excited the Southerners, but outraged Republicans, and was another step in the escalation of the South’s desire to separate from the Union. (Brinkley, Allen. The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People [New York, 2008], p.
Note Cards 62-81 62. Henry Clay- Clay: United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852) 63. Antebellum- belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War 64. Kitchen Cabinet- The Kitchen Cabinet was a term used by political opponents of President of the United States Andrew Jackson to describe the collection of unofficial advisers he consulted in parallel to the United States Cabinet (the "parlor cabinet") following his purge of the cabinet at the end of the Eaton affair and his break with Vice President John C. Calhoun in 1831. 65.
South Carolina then rescinded the ordinance of nullification, although it proceeded to nullify the force act. Although the issue died down, the idea did not entirely go away and gradually morphed into the principle of nullification of the union itself, leading eventually to the secession of Southern states and the formation of the Confederacy. With the economic and social differences that slowly develop and with the major conflicts and divides of Missouri Compromise and the Nullification crisis, the South gradually fought for disunion. Therefore, the south will later try to secede from the union and lead to the Civil War in 1860s, on the ground of Slavery and
•  Free African-Americans in the North were sometimes returned to Southerners who claimed that they had lost slaves. •  Those participating in the Underground Railroad would face stiff criminal and civil penalties. Taylor Administration •  Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, 1850 U.S. and G.B. 1.  Canal across Central America was to be neutral 2.  Neither side was to erect or maintain any fortifications at the canal 3.  Neither side was to occupy, or fortify, or colonize, or assume, or exercise dominion over…any part of Central America. •  Slavery issue •  Died in Office, July 9,
In the second part of the book (47), Freehling explicate the role of the white southerners who were against the Confederation and their role in the Secession Crisis. At that time, Southerners were divided; the Middle South and the Border peoples weren’t so predisposed to Secede. He also explains the event of Fort Sumter in South Carolina (symbolic place of the Independence) which set off the Civil War in April 1861. In the third part of his analyze (83), the author make a point on the role of the Black southerners who opposed the Confederacy and sides White
The slave states and the free states would not compromise on if a person who owned slaves moved to a free state they would become free. The Dred Scott decision stated that a slave is property, even if a family with a slave moved to a free state they would be able to keep the slave since it is property. This decision divided the nation if greater. Document 10 is an excerpt from Abraham Lincoln’s speech when he was accepting the Republican nomination for US Senator from Illinois. He states,” A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Johnson’s plan was rejected, it was determined that only Congress could decide on how the Reconstruction would take place. The disgruntled relationship between Congress and President Johnson became very evident when Johnson vetoed the Freedmen’s Bureau Act, which would have continued to give the military the right to protect the civil rights of black Americans in former Confederate states, as well as care for refugees. This angered more than a few Congressmen, and in turn paved the way for the Republicans to join together in their support for a tough Reconstruction plan. Congress was able to override the veto however, and help it last for a few more years. In
* In 1819, Missouri applied to join the union as a slave state. However, because this would then tip the balance of slave to free states, the free states opposed Missouri’s admittance. * In 1820, a compromise was worked out, where to balance the admittance of Missouri, a new free state of Maine was created. * It was also agreed that there should be no slavery in the Louisiana Purchase Territory. South of that line,