World History Essay

1189 Words Jan 4th, 2016 5 Pages
Section 1: Short Answer (20 points)
In this section, you will write a two­ to three­sentence response to each of the following items. Remember to use examples and be specific.
In the area of politics, the Irish were upset by their merger with Great Britain into the
United Kingdom. Identify and explain two areas of discontent. (4 points) Beginning in 1801, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland became a single entity. Many Irish were unhappy with this because they felt it diminished their identity as
Irish, and because many viewed England as a historical enemy. The merger of northern
Ireland into the British Empire replaced the Roman Catholic Church with the church of
England as the state church.

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It also increased the number of crime and homeless people in cities.

What were the Confederate States of America? Why did they secede? What started because of their leaving?(4 points) Confederate State of America, commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was a confederation of secessionist American states existed from 1861 to 1865. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, agriculture, cotton, and a plantation system
Confederate states believed in the idea of strong states' rights and the ability to determine their own destiny without interference from the federal government. Basically they got Convinced that their way of life, based on slavery, was irretrievably threatened by the election of President Abraham Lincoln (November 1860), the seven states of the Deep South (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi,
South Carolina and Texas) seceded from the Union during the following months.

We had to avoid wounding Austria too severely; we had to avoid leaving behind in her any unnecessary bitterness of feeling or desire for revenge; we ought rather to reserve the possibility of becoming friends again with our adversary of the moment, and in any case to regard the Austrian state as a piece on the

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