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Did the south have the right to secede?


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Answered 2010-05-05 20:52:00

yes yes yes because i said so

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What caused the upper south to secede?

Slavery caused the upper south to secede.


Why did the south feel they had the right to secede?

They thought they should be able to have slaves is one reason.


Was it right for the South to try to secede from the Union?

Yes First off your question is not stated properly; the South did secede successfully from the Union, though they were never recognized as an independent country by other European countries. But answer to was it "right" for them to secede is the same answer you get when asking if it was "right" for people to leave Britain in search of a new land. Absolutely. The South seceded because of the oppressive government of the United States and the laws regulating state's rights to choose.


What was Lincoln's initial stance when the south began to secede?

Lincoln's initial stance when the South began to secede was to not fire on Fort Sumter. He was trying to stay out of it and allow the upper south to convince the lower south to not secede.


What state was the first to secede from the union and when did it secede?

South Carolina and in 1862


Did the south have the right to secede from the US?

The southern states certainly believed they had the right to secede, but most of the northern states disagreed. The question was answered by a sort of trial-by-combat called the American civil War.Because the Confederacy lost the war and the Union was preserved, it turned out that no state had the right to secede without Congressional approval.


Who did not believe states had the right to secede but did nothing to prevent doing so?

The North during the Civil War area did not think the South should secede however did nothing to prevent it.


Why did the north want to secede from the union?

Not the NorthThe North wanted to preserve the Union, not secede from it. The South wanted to secede.


Why did the north want to secede from the south?

The north never wanted to secede from the south. The south seceded from the north in 1860 to preserve the institution of slavery.


When and why did the south secede?

South Carolina was the first state to secede in October of 1860. The South seceded because of slavery issues & constitutional issues.


Did South Carolina secede?

yes in fact they were the first states to secede from the union


Who were the first confederate states to secede from the union?

South Carolina was the first to secede.


Who is the 1st state to secede?

South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union.


Why did South Carolina secede from the Union in 1820?

South Carolina did not secede from the Union in 1820. South Carolina announced its secession on December 20, 1860.


Which Southern state was the first to secede in 1860?

South Carolina was the first to secede in 1860


Which state was the first of eleven states to secede from the union?

South Carolina was the first to secede.


What did the south do when Lincoln won?

secede


Who wanted south to secede?

Secessionist


What was the state of secede?

South Carolina


Who suggested that the south should secede from the union if an agreement could not be reached about slavery?

John Calhoun suggested that the south should secede.


What date did South Carolina voted to secede from the union?

South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union on December 20, 1860


Why did South Carolina threaten to secede from the Union?

south Carolina thought the tarrif (taxes) were too high, so they threatened to secede


Did the north secede from the south?

The South seceded from the United States.


What would the us do if the south seceded again?

The South could not secede again. There are too many laws and enforcements that would make it nearly impossible for the South to secede.


Did Abraham Lincoln believe that the South had the right to secede?

No. That's why he tried to defend Fort Sumter and called for volunteer troops.


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