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    Slavery and the Civil War

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    Explain the origins, legacy, and significance of the Civil War - the significance of slavery in the economic, social, and political development of 18th- and 19th-century America.

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    Here are some notes for you in each category:

    Economic:

    - The North, which was the more industrialized of the two, required higher taxes in order to compete with the foreign and imported goods.
    - Southern states continued to support slavery as a way to express their state rights. Southerners feared a strong federal government.
    - The South, with less manufacturing and industrialization, were very opposed to taxes on the imported goods because they had to pay more for the manufactured items.

    Social:
    - Slavery was a way of life not only in the South, but in other countries of the world, nearly as far back as history records. When one people group overtakes another, slavery is also a consequence of losing. Whether or not ...

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    Examines slavery during the Civil War.

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