Slavery In The North And South Essay

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Register to read the introduction… Slavery in the south was a huge issue for the North, because they believe blacks were robbed of their rights. During this time the North was much more industrialized and had a stable economy in comparison to the south, which depend on slave labor. During the mid-1800s immigration to the North skyrocketed because many Irish immigrants were willing to work for almost anything in barbarous factory conditions. Northern states economy profited tremendously because of this flow of Immigrants to the north. By 1862, the Union had an overwhelming advantage over the South in terms of development and technology. The Northern states were far more developed with a lot different industries than the south. The Northern States also produced 96% of the rail vehicle within the country, and more firearms, were made in Connecticut than in all the Southern factories combined. During the Civil War cotton was the biggest industry and economic boosted for the south. The South was less developed than the north therefore they had no factories that were capable of processing the cotton they produced. They would send the cotton to the more developed industries in the north for them to process the …show more content…
The Northern states did not want to have slavery because it was seen to be evil and brutal. On the other hand the South wanted slavery because it was their way of making money flowing in the economy. Because of the different ideology between the north and the south, the southern states decided to withdraw from the union and to form a Confederate States 1861. South Carolina became the first state to separate from the union and they were joined by six other states afterwards. On February 1, 1861 after Texas had separated itself from the union, a constitution for the confederacy was drafted by representatives of the south, in which they declared Jefferson Davis was as president. By the spring of 1861, the confederation had eleven states as members, however they was outnumbered by the union who had a total of twenty three states. During the Civil War, in late January of 1863, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation announcement, which freed slaves in the Southern states. In 1865 the American Civil War came to an end, with the North easily overpowers the South. Twelve days before the south surrender to the north President Lincoln was assassinated. The war itself prove to be very costly for the country, it cost over $20 billion …show more content…
The Border War was when the United States gave Kansas the chance for their citizens to vote whether they wanted Kansas to be a free state, or to be a slave state. If it wasn’t for the border war Kansas would have been a free state at the time. The citizens of Missouri wanted Kansas to become a slave state and they went into Kansas and voted slavery in Kansas. The Missourians then went around the towns of Kansas, and killed many of the people who did not vote slavery. Many people viewed this event as a hatred of the people that supported slavery and the people that

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