1854 and 1861

In 59 charels darwin on the origin of species king

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Unformatted text preview: beaten to death on senate floor by preston brooks- abt speech on Kansas about how they are ruining it- north realizes just how diff the south was from them • Miss was slave state- if Kansas was free- what would stop slaves frm just crossing border? • In ’59- charels Darwin on the origin of species- • King cotton- huge prob 1861- war starts • Lincoln great at hiring right ppl and giving them free reign- • Great at hiring cabinet- • Northern blockade of south- to stop south economy • South wants brits to declare it illegal and the royal navy can intervene- the embargo starts to tighten- the south didn’t think it through- decided on unofficial embargo • There would have been cotton ready for shipment- cotton cultivatio...
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