Secession & Civil War

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          1850       1855       1860       1865                                  |        |                                                                             1861     1865           Civil War
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How did the South respond to Lincoln’s election? Held secession conventions
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Who seceded the Union first and why? South Carolina—Ordinance of Secession Dec 20, 1860 James Petigru, SC unionist, responded that SC “was too small for a country and too large for an insane asylum.”
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Who seceded next ? GA, FL, AL, MS, LA, TX Jan 9-Feb 1, 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) Montgomery, AL Jefferson Davis—president Alexander Stephens—v p Confederate Constitution “Cornerstone Speech”
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secession of the Lower South? Distrust
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2011 for the course HIST E111 taught by Professor Hudson during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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