Slavery was illegal in much of the North, having been outlawed in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. There is no such flagrant cause of war between two Powers conceivable, as the recognition by one of a rebellious party among the citizens of the other as an independent state.
Subsequent writers on the American Civil War looked to several factors explaining the geographic divide. The South argued that each state had rights to secede and leave the Union whenever they wanted — they claimed that states should decide whether they want to pass laws or not, as the states were themselves important individual regions.
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It is a war not to " subjugate the South" or the Southern States but to 1iberate the citizens of those States from that military subjugation under which they are placed by usurpation and intimidation.
ALLOW me a few observations, intended to contribute to set right the public mind upon the subject of the impending war.
It is the war of the law for its own enforcement against revolution; and if those who wage such war shall themselves violate the law, they too have plunged into revolution, and the law is destroyed.
Families and friends persisted in writing, however, since the letters they exchanged were their only connection to their men at the front, and soldiers greedy for any reminder of home clamored for more mail. It is the only way our form of government will survive as a beacon of hope to those in Europe and elsewhere who advocate and end to monarchy.
Northerners including President Buchanan rejected that notion as opposed to the will of the Founding Fathers who said they were setting up a perpetual union. If we could imagine this rebellion successful, the inevitable consequent encroachment upon liberty in England would presently force the English to arms.
Nor must the inspiration of a great national principle be forgotten. Sumter, which defends Charleston from foreign attack. However, neo-Confederate writers have claimed it as a Southern grievance.
The majority of slavery was illegal in The North as it had been outlawed in the 19th century, yet its expansion was rife in southern states.
In other parts of the State thousands have been misled by false representations, sustained by quotations from violent Northern papers, and are now in arms against their own liberties. They will learn that their masters are fighting against those whom they untruly and persistently call " Abolitionists.
Its Secretary of War even proclaims the purpose to plant its banner of "the stars and bars" upon the dome of our national Capitol, and coolly threatens that it may yet float over the city of Boston.
With an insolent, pretensive talk of peace, it has been practicing open war for months continually. South Carolina ignored a tax on cotton passed by The North because The South was cotton rich and so South Carolina wondered why they had to listen to such laws that would not affect The North to the same degree, The North hardly growing cotton at all.
So, if I were writing a newspaper editorial s a Union supporter in response to Lincoln's call for volunteers to put down the Rebellion by the so-called confederate states I would write something like the following: Who is it, then, that is exciting servile insurrection? Northern manufacturing interests supported tariffs and protectionism while southern planters demanded free trade,  The Democrats in Congress, controlled by Southerners, wrote the tariff laws in the s, s, and s, and kept reducing rates so that the rates were the lowest since Curiously, this first encounter of what would be the bloodiest war in the history of the United States claimed no victims.
Crittenden, of the Crittenden Compromise Byfour doctrines had emerged to answer the question of federal control in the territories, and they all claimed they were sanctioned by the Constitution, implicitly or explicitly. Robert Anderson surrendered his command of about 85 soldiers to some 5, besieging Confederate troops under P.Jun 14, · Experiences of the American Civil War (): Honor, Duty and Death Introduction The following pages are an essay on the cause of the American Civil War () and the effects that the war had upon the soldiers, women and African Americans of the North and the South.
Civil War Harper's Weekly, June 1, This Harper's Weekly newspaper features General Butler on the cover. It also has a nice full page illustration of the entire Confederate Cabinet.
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