Essays Tagged: "southerners"

A Critical Analysis of "Revelation" by Flannery O'Connor

"Revelation." One important influence on the story is her Southernupbringing. During her lifetime, Southerners were very prejudiced towardspeople of other races and lifestyles. They believed that peo ...

(6 pages) 13852 0 4.5 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Republicans! Unfavorable acts caused the rise of the Ku Klux Klan

ies and congress. Thiscreated turmoil amongst both northerners, who mostly wereagainst slavery, and southerners. This was also true forboth political parties that consisted of the Republicans andthe D ... own. The promise of equal rights for blacks flew inthe face of the widely held opinion of the white Southernersthat the black race was innately inferior. This deep-seatedracist belief had served to ju ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

US Civil War

overnment. Therefore, a balance should be kept between free and slave states as the Union expanded. Southerners needed slaves to support their agriculture. The South viewed slavery as a way of life, a ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/1994

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

Civil War, the greatest war in American history

also an elaborate portrait of ourselves, American people- individuals and families, northerners and southerners, soldiers and civilians, slaves and slaveowners, rich and poor, urban and rural.Twenty y ...

(7 pages) 408 3 3.7 Feb/1996

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

The Essay is about White Supremacy Groups during the Slavery

of them were against racism and the rise in taxation to pay for new Reconstruction programs. These Southerners argued that overthrowing the Reconstruction would bring an end to the dictatorship and t ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lawrence R. Tenzer,White slavery and the civil war

ves is a sadly overlooked aspect of the slavery issueand its impact on the minds of Northerners and Southerners alike. This isthe topic of white slavery. Tenzer argues that many contemporaries knew it ... er 1808, and abolitionist newspapers andpamphlets to amass a mountain of proof that Northerners and Southerners(including Abraham Lincoln) discussed white slavery at length. He pointsout that the 1840 ...

(3 pages) 88 1 3.4 Nov/2002

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

The Civil War

, was slavery. Northern states supported the idea of becoming industrialized and free slaves, while Southerners remained living on agricultural life and depended their economy on slavery. Additionally ... n candidate who was completely for a free union, was elected to be the president. At that time, the Southerners felt that the slavery expansion was being threatened. Since the expansion was essential ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.8 Nov/2002

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

The Failure of Reconstruction after the Civil War

their fortune.The 10 Percent Plan was a reintegration policy that did not, by any means, force any Southerners or their respective state governments to modify their views on the rights of freedmen. U ...

(3 pages) 143 1 5.0 Dec/2002

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

Causes of the Civil War

North and South was the view on slavery. While anti-slavery feelings were on the rise in the North, Southerners were concerned mainly on the maintenance of the plantations and believed blacks belonged ...

(4 pages) 212 1 4.5 Dec/2002

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

this essay is on the times leading to the civil war

r region, but these were less significant and were related to slavery.Although slaves were owned by Southerners who lived in cities to work in their homes, to work trades like blacksmithing, brick lay ... ned more than 200. About half the slaves were owned by 12 percent of slave owners. Non-slaveholding Southerners did not tend to be abolitionists. Many Southern counties called white counties due to ha ...

(3 pages) 84 1 4.3 Jan/2003

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

The rise of the Democrats and Whigs

igs and the Democrats disagreed on, slavery, banking, and tariffs were the most prominent arguments.Southerners and south descendents in northern states generally supported the Democrats. Farmers and ... and social goals, tariffs, transportation and weak banks.The Democrats, most strongly supported by Southerners, did not oppose the issue of slavery. They felt that slavery should be left to do what i ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This is a over view of the book "To Kill A Mockingburd". It views the book from the main character's view.

hilosophies of how a black person should be treated. Scout has many influencing her on how to treat Southerners. Scouts father, Atticus Finch, and her aunt, Alexandra, is pulling her in two opposing d ... tticus, Aunt Alexandra, Scout, and Cal, to show how racism affects everything. The question of poor Southerners plays out through the trail of Tom Robinson and the everyday interaction between Cal and ...

(4 pages) 106 4 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This essays explains what caused the civil war.

of the Civil War was slavery. The southern states depended on slavery to support their economy. The southerners used slaves to produce crops, especially cotton. The debate between the north and south ... y into new territories. The north wanted to limit the number of slave states in the Union. But many southerners felt that a government dominated by free states could endanger existing slaveholdings. T ...

(2 pages) 112 1 4.1 Feb/2003

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

reflection question: What explains slavery was "milder" in the North? Were Northerners more humane than Southerners?

e North was surely much "milder" in the North than South. The Northerners were not more humane than Southerners but their point of view to the slaves was different. There are many reasons for this.Fir ... orth.The slavery in the North was not as harsh as in the South. The humanity of the Northerners and Southerners was about the same, but they had different point of view about slavery.

(2 pages) 57 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A diary entry about the writing of the constitution, by George Mason.

nd how it would be dealt with legally. Slavery at that time was an American tradition in the south. Southerners thought it was moral to hold slaves, but everyone really knows that work can be done on ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War reconstruction.

is a general feeling pervading society of desiring to forget about the horrors of the war. For many Southerners the greatest lure of the Lost Cause movement was in the fact that in this movement they ... d transform what truly happened into an idealistic fight defending their main beliefs. It, "is that Southerners found they could transform loss on the battlefield into a reunion on terms largely of th ...

(6 pages) 147 0 4.8 Apr/2003

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

Civil War battle at Vicksburg.

ar can never be brought to a close until the key is in our pocket," President Abraham Lincoln said. Southerners agreed. "Vicksburg is the nail head that holds the South's two halves together," said Co ...

(8 pages) 81 0 4.6 Apr/2003

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

Abraham Lincoln's views on slavery from the years of 1861-1865

ve to make his true feelings about slavery publicized. In Lincoln's inaugural address, he asked the Southerners to remain part of the Union. A country divided in two was not something that the new pre ...

(4 pages) 137 1 4.3 May/2003

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

Reconstruction.

since the start of the War was to preserve the Union, had this idea of offering and amnesty to all southerners who pledged an oath to the nation, excluding a few high ranking Confederate officers. He ...

(4 pages) 127 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why the Civil War started.

differently and differ in opinions and way of life. Northerners did not want slavery opposed to the southerners that did. Northerners found no harm in tariffs, on the other hand southerners did.Sectio ... southerners did.Sectionalism caused Americans to grow apart; many people were either northerners or southerners. Their support of slavery and their plantation way of life united Southerners. Their equ ...

(3 pages) 77 0 3.0 May/2003

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