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States' Rights- Cause of the Civil War

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By: Gabryelle. Aimen, and Zach State's Rights during the
Antebellum Period The South The North The Beginning of the Power
of Nullification https://jeopardylabs.com/play/georgias-antebellum-period The case of McCulloch vs. Maryland was about currency issues. Congress didn't appreciate the idea of a Second National Bank to help balance them. For James W. McCulloch challenged the federal government and the US Consitution. States' Rights They believed they should have the right to govern themselves. All problems and issues could be dealt
by the states rather than the central government itself. Believed strongly that the problems with the new nation
should be dealt with in congress. Wanted a powerful central government
so the nation can become
one. The doctrine of states' rights that gave the states the ability to challenge federal laws passed by congress. What is nullification? This idea was proposed by John C. Calhoun in the late 1820s. It developed a predicament between him and President Andrew Jackson. http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies
/ushistory/civilwarcauses/ Example of the use of the Doctrine of Nullification. The belief that the states should decide what laws they should impose rather
than the national government. After the tariff act of 1828 was
passed by Congress,
John C. Calhoun became rebellious. A big supporter of states' rights,
Calhoun believed that states could deny federal laws supposedly
unconstitutional. To help the south, he resigned as vice president and beame senate of North Carolina. The fight began during the Constitutional Convention of 1787. The Second Constitutional Congress wanted to ratify the Constitution, but the states wanted a
federation
at the time. 55 delegates, 12 states? They met in Philadelphia. Rhode Island was the only state who didn't show up due to the fact they thought they were not important to the cause. What rights belonged to the states? One question everyone asked... The South didn't believe that Congress would listen to their ideas and wouldn't make laws based on the interests of states. Quiz Didn’t trust Congress to make great laws
Believed Congress wouldn’t make laws beneficial to the states.
Felt they were capable of making their own laws
Felt they should have all the power Why did the South believe they should have States’ Rights? Didn’t trust Congress to make great laws
Congress wouldn’t make laws beneficial to the states.
Felt they were capable of making their own laws
Felt they should have all the power Why did the South believe they should have States’ Rights? 1787; Raleigh, North Carolina
1789; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1789; Rhode Island
1787; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania When and where was the Constitutional Convention held? Secession
A strong national government
The states to become united
Slavery 6. What did the North want instead of States’ Rights? Secession
A strong national government
The states to become united
Slavery 6. What did the North want instead of States’ Rights? The central government controls everything
Shared power
The states have control over themselves
The North controls the south whilst the south controls the north 5. What are States’ rights? To have the right to rule the country
To be able to veto laws
To create new laws
To have the right to determine if a federal law is unconstitutional. What is the Power of Nullification? To have the right to rule the country
To be able to veto laws
To create new laws
To have the right to determine if a federal law is unconstitutional. 4. What is the Power of Nullification? John Calhoun
Andrew Jackson
Congress
Yeoman Farmers Who considered the Doctrine of Nullification? Confederation
Federation
Sovereignty
Republic States’ rights are most relative to… Confederation
Federation
Sovereignty
Republic 2. States’ rights are most relative to… Slavery
Sectionalism
Education
Tariffs What was the reason behind the Doctrine of Nullification? 1787; Raleigh, North Carolina
1789; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1789; Rhode Island
1787; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania When and where was the Constitutional Convention held? The central government controls everything
Shared power
The states have control over themselves
The North controls the south whilst the south controls the north 5. What are States’ rights? John Calhoun
Andrew Jackson
Congress
Yeoman Farmers 3. Who considered the Doctrine of Nullification? Slavery
Sectionalism
Education
Tariffs 1. What was the reason behind the Doctrine of Nullification? (Definitions 2-4
Politics 1-3
North vs. South 2) Jeopardy Game
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