Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The Civil War: The Path to Disunion :: history
The Civil War The Path to DisunionMissouri Applies for Statehood- 1819 In 1819, Missouri wanted to join the pairing, although in the North, as a buckle down state. In would make the balance of power in the coition unequal. many an(prenominal) Northerners were opposed to the idea. Northerners in Congress refused to pass the bill. Northerners proposed that Missouri be buckle down and that no more slaves were to be brought in and all slave children would be drop out at the age of 25, so Missouri would become a Free State. Missouri Compromise- 1820 Southerners were opposed to the idea brought up by Northerners. The Congress was in debate for many months. Henry Clay proposed that Maine enter the Union as a Free State. Also, prohibiting slavery north of the 36030, the southern limit point of Missouri. The South agreed since Plantations would not be able to thrive gain North of that line. umpteen concerned Americans thought that the slavery issue was resolved. measure Issue- 1828 In 1828, A Tariff was passed to help try to protect hot England Manufactures. The tariff was as high as 45% to 50% of the headmaster European price. Opponents of the tariff called it the Tariff of Abomination. Southerners were opposed to the tariff because they exported cotton and another(prenominal) materials to Europe in exchange European goods were imported to America. Southerners claimed it was an indirect tax on their region of the United States. Southerners began to ask for states right. South Carolina even went as far as to ask for the tariff taken off the books or they would succeed. The tariff was lowered by Congress. Abolitionism- 1800s Abolitionism was around before the 1830s but, it became a more radical during this time. Before 1830, Benjamin Lundy ran a anti-slavery newspaper. In 1829, Lundy hired William Lloyd Garrison. Garrison went on to publish his own newspaper the Liberator. Many people also favored a Colonization movement. In which free slavers would move to Liberia, which was founded in 1822 in Africa by former slaves. Paul Cuffe in 1815, thinking that free slaves would have a better life if they didnt face racial discrimination, took 38 blacks to Africa with him. In 1829, David Walkers apostrophize to the Colored Citizens of the World, endorsed a more radical position than anyone before. In 1834, Theodore Weld, a young religious man, led a revival among the students at highway Seminary in Cincinnati.