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means that if any state tries to win over another state, they will no longer be a part of the Union. President Jefferson Davis speaks to the Confederate Congress in Document 3 stating “Amendments were added to the Constitution......Strange, indeed,….[the Constitution has] proved unavailing to prevent the rise and growth in the Northern States.” Davis added more amendments to the Constitution (the 13th, 14th, and 15th) to give more rights to the freed blacks, but it is implied that Davis doesn’t want to stop the North from growing. Document 4 states the Pacific Railway Act and all of its rules. These new rules include letting the Union Pacific Railroad Company to start construction starting at one point on “the one hundredth meridian of longitude west......to the western boundary of Nevada territory.” The company will be allowed to use any resources they find, but they need to make sure that the railroad is safe for travelers. Document 5 simplifies the Emancipation Proclamation down to the new law of slavery; all slaves will be freed and the Executive government will have to acknowledge their freedom. The final new law that was created was the Habeas Corpus Suspension Act, stating that the president has to suspend the privilege of habeas corpus. The next change to the government’s size and scope was the people in the political party. The people in the political party changed the size because of their opinion of the government and all of the changes they made, causing more additions and
subtractions to the population. In Document 2, President James Buchanan addresses to