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    The Confederate States of America A culture is the beliefs and interests of a particular group of people. About 150 years ago, a proud and noble culture was created in the Southern portion of the United States. It was created by Southerners from all walks of life, ranging from the gentry to the "good ol' boys." They loved their culture so much that they created a country. It was a country of blue skies, green hills, beautiful meadows and forests, and old-fashioned Southern hospitality. There

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    The Confederate States of America In February 1861 the American Southerners fearing for the crash of their economy, seceded from the Union. President Lincoln was elected in November of 1861 the Southerners knew their slaves would be abolished and their economy would collapse so they seceded. South Carolina was the first state to succeed from the Union. Ten other states soon followed the same path. The Confederate Army began the Civil War by seizing Fort Sumter in South Carolina, believing they

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    Confederate States Of America

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    Confederate States Of America Confederate States of America, the name adopted by the federation of 11 slave holding Southern states of the United States that seceded from the Union and were arrayed against the national government during the American Civil War. Immediately after confirmation of the election of Abraham Lincoln as president, the legislature of South Carolina convened. In a unanimous vote on December 20, 1860, the state seceded from the Union. During the next two months ordinances

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    the streets of the abandoned Confederate capitol of Richmond in 1865. Although there are several different questions of why the North won the Civil War, factors involving manpower, economy, military tactics and leadership, and presidential leadership, are all parts of a puzzle historians have tried to put together for years. I believe that these four factors should prove to be the most powerful reasons for the Union's destruction of the Confederate States of America. The presidential leadership of

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    Schweikart, Larry, and Michael Allen. A Patriot's History of the United States: from Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror. Reno, NV: Sentinel, 2004. Print. 289. [7] Schweikart, Larry, and Michael Allen. A Patriot's History of the United States: from Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror. Reno, NV: Sentinel, 2004. Print. 288. [8] Schweikart, Larry, and Michael Allen. A Patriot's History of the United States: from Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror. Reno, NV: Sentinel

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    The Civil War Of America

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    From 1861 to 1865 America was in a Civil War. The War was between the Confederacy and the Union and they were fighting over slavery. The Confederacy was made up of eleven states which who were fighting against the Union to have the right to still own slaves in the south. Once the confederates broke off from America they were known as the Confederate States of America. The rest of the other states where with the north and they were known as the Union. Once Lincoln was elected to be president without

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    slavery

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    weather or not the Civil War was fought over slavery or state rights. There were many violent events that occurred which led up to the civil war, starting rivals between the north and the south. According to Liscow’s research (Liscow’s,2010) there was more than just a single aspect to the start of the civil war. It was not purely economic nor was it purely about slavery. The article speaks of three possible motives. The first being that the United States wanted to stay ahead of foreign competition in the

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    keep slavery out of the territories, as a result the states in the south seceded and founded a new nation, the Confederate States of America. The government and most of the northern states refused to recognize the validity of their secession. They feared that the United States was going to drift apart and not be unified. They wanted to preserve the union at any cost. The civil war began

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    Civil War Events The Civil War, the war that changed and shaped the United States. It made the U.S. what it is today. The change it made was exactly what the U.S. needed and it blew up from then. It has never been the same. In March 4, 1861 Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as the 16th president of the United States. Abraham was for the north and did not like slavery at all (Lincoln 1861). He fought against the south and cut off there trading ports so they would end up having a shortage of supplies

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    United States Government

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    United States Government The United States has a deeply rooted and embedded tradition through the Constitution of having a federalist style of governing as its structural framework for operating and guiding the government of the country. The form of governing is best described as a balance between powers of the central government and the powers of each independent and autonomic state. “Federalism is a system in which the power to govern is shared between national and provincial (state) governments

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