Asked in US Civil War
Why did congress refuse to accept the southern states back into the union?
After Lincoln had passed, President Johnson's reconstruction plan included a way to reconstruct southern state governments. States that followed his steps were to be readmitted to the Union. And those that followed Johnson's plan, Congress refused to accept them back into the Union. ...
Asked in US Civil War, Abraham Lincoln
Why did Southern states refuse to put Lincoln on the 1860 election ballot?
Lincoln's election would spell an end to slavery, so the southern states refused to add him. ...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law, How To
How to divorce an uncooperative spouse?
You can serve a spouse with separation papers which they have no recourse not to accept. You can also serve them with divorce papers. They can refuse to sign, but eventually a judge may grant the divorce anyway. ...
Asked in Abraham Lincoln, US Civil War
Why did southerners refuse to put Lincoln on the ballot?
The southerners were for slavery, but Lincoln was not. Lincoln would try to abolish slavery. ...
Asked in History of the United States
Why did Lincoln refuse to accept the crittenden compromise?
The Crittenden Compromise was impossible for Abraham Lincoln to even consider. First of all it called for permanent slavery in the slave states with no chance of repeal once it was enacted. The Republicans were adamantly opposed to the expansion of slavery. ...
Asked in US Constitution, State Laws, US Government
Does each state have the right to refuse to accept the decisions of courts in other states?
No, if you are each a different state you cannot comment or refuse to accept decisions of different state courts. ...
Asked in Lawyers
Can a lawyer who wrote the will and accepted executor refuse to accept?
Yes, the executor appointed in a will can refuse to accept it. The attorney may no longer be doing that sort of work, or may be too difficult. ...
Did the American Federation of Labor refuse to accept unskilled laborers as members?
No, they did accept some semiskilled and unskilled laborers.
Asked in Hospitals, Law & Legal Issues
Can medical providers decide to refuse to accept health insurance benefits after benefits were applied to a patient's account?
They cannot refuse "after-the-fact."
Why did the allies refuse to accept a negotiated peace settlement?
The Allies refuse to accept a negotiated peace settlement presented by the Central Powers because they could not trust in their willingness to fulfill the terms. Germany was in particular deemed untrustworthy. ...
Asked in Debt Collection
Can you refuse to accept a summons for someone else?
Yes and no. If the summons is not addressed to you, you are not legally required to accept it, however, if the person is living with you, then the officer is allowed to leave the summons with you. If you refuse to accept the summons, and the person lives there, the officer may tack and mail a copy to your residence for that person, which will complete service. ...