The Role Of Sectionalism In The United States

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Throughout history the united states of America has faced problems staying united. Sectionalism is people of a nation being loyal to only one region instead of there whole nation. In America the northern and southern states had disagreements on issues such as slavery and the federal government had many attempts to try and resolve the issue of sectionalism. The South was agricultural. a lot of there money was made from cotton and they had big plantations with lots of land which meant there was a need for a lot of people to work, this is why the south felt as if they had a need for slaves. The south believed the state should have more power then the federal government. They believed that the people in
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