Essays Tagged: "South Carolina"

Jacksonian Democrats. Speaks about Andrew Jackson

very young age.Andrew Jackson knew how to stick up for the Constitution, our nation's backbone,when South Carolina decided it did not need to follow the laws set by Congress. TheNullification Act was ... ate, and whileHenry Clay tried to help by lessening the tariff, a move which did not work to appeaseSouth Carolina, Jackson stepped up and told South Carolina that they were not to disobeythis federal ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Things that amounted American Revolution

u and the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). Document A contains a constitutional development which had to do with South Carolina Declaration of Causes of Secession. South Carolina was the first to secede and then o ... of the Government, "50%" plan which was harsher then Lincoln's plan. It was to make the 50% of the southern population pledge allegiance to the United States. This act put too many restrictions on th ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Jackson:Symbol for an Age

ca in hopes of escaping the harsh reality of European life. The family moved to what is now Waxhaw, South Carolina. On March 15, 1767 a child was born and given the name Andrew Jackson. Shortly after ... y War began between the United States and Great Britain.The year was 1780, British troops had taken South Carolina, and Andrew's oldest brother had joined the American regiment fighting in their home ...

(10 pages) 77 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

In what ways and to what extent did constitutional and social developments between 1860 and 1877 amount to a revolution?

olnto take office. After Lincoln was inaugurated in 1860 seven states ceded and later fourmore. The south believed they were within their constitutional right to cede. In SouthCarolina's Declaration o ... reatest changes in history;the Emancipation Proclamation that forever ended slavery and changed the southern wayof life.With Slavery no more and a Southern society in ruins more changes had to be made ...

(3 pages) 126 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Constitution DBQ

s were the main cause of the civil war and remained the debate at hand after the north defeated the south. During this period, the ambiguity of the constitution was being perceived in differently. The ... freed and given the right to vote while the constitution was amended accordingly. In 1860, South Carolina declared that their secession was caused by the Federal government's abuse of power. ...

(3 pages) 76 2 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Early Century Transportation Methods

United States had a faster way of getting from place to place like for an example from New York to South Carolina, it was a lot easier for people to move to different areas and also for many business ... Civil War the steamboats and the railroad system became very useful in that both the North and the South both could transfer their armies from place to place without the hassle of taking to long and ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Constitution of Compromises

ves should be counted as three fifths of a person, thereby allowing slavery states like Georgia and South Carolina extra representative power and votes in the Congress. The discussion point between no ... that slaves are not voters, therefore should not be representatives.On the other hand, delegates of southern states actually motioned for equality of white and black people in order to increase the am ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Battle of Cowpens

"In South Carolina, where the grass is springing through every month of winter, cattle in those days gra ... Cowpens.After the disaster at Charleston and the succeeding defeats, the British spread out across South Carolina and Georgia, setting up a chain of forts. By July, the Continental Congress had place ... ain of forts. By July, the Continental Congress had placed General Horatio Gates, in command of the Southern Theater, despite General George Washington's objections, and ordered him to regain the lost ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The role of religion in our founding government.

nstitution was adopted. Connecticut and Massachusetts were of Congregational Church, New Hampshire, South Carolina and New Jersey were of Protestant Faith, and Delaware and Maryland were of Christian ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Violence in the Senate-1856.

hich he described the treatment of Kansas as 'the rape of a virgin territory,' and blamed it on the South's 'depraved longing for a new slave State.' Sumner made Senator Andrew P. Butler of South Caro ... er's rudeness caused outrage amongst many, most notably Butler's nephew, Preston S. Brooks, a fiery South Carolina Congressman. Knowing that Sumner would refuse a challenge to a duel, he finally confr ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In what way and to what extent did constitutional and social developments from 1860-1877 amount to a revolution? (1996 DBQ question).

, the first revolution that occurred during this time period. With the election of Lincoln in 1860, South Carolina announced its secession from the Union. They seized the federal Ft. Sumpter which lay ... ction of secession which finally resulted in the formation of the Confederate States of America. In South Carolina's Declaration of Causes of Secession, the reasons for leaving the Union are outlines. ...

(2 pages) 68 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Attempts to End Slavery.

ization and farming, slavery became dominant and very important to the economy, particularly in the south. Many white people began to question the morality of slavery, noticing the injustice in denyin ... eties were becoming common, and the north gradually provided for the abolition of slavery while the south still considered it a "positive good". The antislavery movement, which eventually developed in ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dialogue Between Will McLean and Pat Conroy

Scene: A bar in South Carolina, where one Pat Conroy sits on the end of the bar, drinking a beer. Will McLean has ju ... Gray Line.Pat: Any reason why this guy needed protection?Will: He's a black man going to school in South Carolina's most prestigious military institute dumbhead. The Institute's students have been as ... , especially since we had been resisting integration.Pat: I guess being the only black plebe in the South's strictist military institute can be pretty tough.Will: That's an understatement dumbhead. He ...

(7 pages) 1586 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

English Rendition for "The Oblong Box" by Edgar Allan Poe

So there I was... in South Carolina- Charleston if you want to get specific. But I decided I didn't want to be there in C ... as in it! It was completely rude.After 7 days at sea, there was a terrible storm coming in from the south...something or another. West? East? Who cares? All that matters is that there was a storm, rig ... s making my delicate system sick. But then, THEN as if I didn't have enough problems the storm from south-whatever became a hurricane. We lost our after-sail thingy, and we lost three men due to them ...

(7 pages) 621 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Pat Conroy's "Frip Island"

cific place he lived in.In the speech Pat describes the place of his childhood. It was an island in South Carolina, completely isolated from the land and has its unique charm. This place shapes and id ...

(2 pages) 359 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

South Carolina During Revolutionary War

South Carolina During the 1760's the British passed laws that caused problems in South Carolina. Mos ... ms in South Carolina. Most of these new laws were about taxes. There were some people that lived in South Carolina called, Tories, that urged loyalty to Britain in spite of the laws. But the majority ... of the laws. But the majority of the people were called, Whigs, who were in favor of independence. South Carolina had many important battles of the Revolutionary War. In 1776, British land and sea fo ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Womens Voting Rights

remaining thirteen states who had to ratify. However, Virginia, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Delaware, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi had all defeated the bill. This left five states, ... Memphis, Tennessee, in 1889. Tennessee had an unusually high number of societies and, like no other Southern state, was extremely organized. By 1870 there were over seventy societies in Tennessee. The ...

(8 pages) 59 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Robert Remini's The Life Of Andrew Jackson"

the people of the United States during his time.Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 in a small town in South Carolina in pre-revolutionary America. At the age of twelve, he had fought against the British ... for you. The book was a well-written chronological account of Jackson's life from his 1767 birth in South Carolina to his death at the Hermitage in 1845. With an engaging literary style, Remini paints ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cause Of The Civil War

ther or not slavery was constitutional. These big disputes were generally between the North and the South, because each region had a different economy. The North was industrial while the South was agr ... fication is defined as the act of a state refusing to uphold and enforce federal law. In the 1930's South Carolina declared that the tariff acts of 1828 and 1832 are unauthorized by the constitution o ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Johnson

udy for 2-3 hours. At the age of 17 he left Raleigh and kept his work going at Lauren's CourtHouse, South Carolina.On May 17,1827 at age 21 Andrew opened a tailor shop in Greenville, Tennessee and mar ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History