Lecture 18

Lecture 18 - American Heritage October 31, 2011 October 31,...

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American Heritage October 31, 2011
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October 31, 2011 Open lab review on Saturday, November 5th in 173A, 240, 262, 270, 280 SWKT 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Midterm #2: November 8th -11th in the Testing Center Tuesday, November 8th & Wednesday, November 9th (NO FEE) Thursday, November 10th--$5 late fee Friday, November 11th--$7 late fee--must have test in hand by 11:00 am! Must know all of the articles and through amendment 15 Review Room will be closed during the exam. It will open again Monday, November 14th to review the exam Essay #4 due at the START of labs on Thursday, Nov.17th or Friday, Nov. 18th Must turn it in hard copy and electronically via black board Plan accordingly, because the review room will be closed.
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Objectives Understand how the issue of slavery becomes a persistent threat to the Union. Understand how the Civil War is a result of the failure of constitutional principles and structures to contain and channel conflict.
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iClicker How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Founding Fathers made a mistake by not eliminating slavery in 1787. A. Strongly Agree B. Agree C. Neither Agree nor Disagree D. Disagree E. Strongly Disagree
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The Civil War Constitutional Failure?
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Key Elements of the Founding Declaration of Independence – ideals and philosophy Structure and the Constitution Consent Separation of Powers Checks and Balances Federalism Bill of Rights Two-party Politics Market Economic System
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The Problem None of these key elements was able to prevent war.
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War is “an extension of politics by other means.” ~ Carl von Clausewitz
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Slaves were a profitable investment Slaves were highly productive With the cotton gin, slavery and cotton production expanded. By 1860, 4 million slaves 75% involved in cotton production Slavery
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Growth of Cotton
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