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Alycia Ovalle

on 23 April 2010

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Transcript of TAKS

Double click anywhere & add an idea Free Speech
- opinions on issues that might be unppular with the majorty must be protected
- can also be curtailed when urging resistance toauthority or advocating the overthrow of the government
-inaccurate speech that damages a peron's reputation is illegal. Free Press
- basic and necessary for a free society
- llows a variety o opinions to be written as well as viewed on television
- the US can only censor in cases of national security
- untrue stories that damage a person's reputation cannot be legally published States Rights
the constitution was an agreement of the states and the anional governement was to be agent
the 10th Amendment gave states all the powers not specifically gve t the national government
the states created the Constitutin and gave the antional government linited power
the state governments werecloser to the people and less likely to threaten indiviual rights Nationalists
the natinal government was never to be an agent of the states
the "necessary and proper" clause in Article 1 gave the national government the right to use any reasonable means to carry out its powers
people, not the states, created the Constitution
the Constitution and the Bill of RIghts guaranteed indiviual rights Sectionalism north:
manufacturing, shipping, fishing, small farms south:
plantation famring with slave labor west:
agriculture and shipping-bread basket of the country Slavery - with invention of the cotton gin, slavery grew as did the debate over its morality; abolitionism grew especially in the North
Western Explansion - as more territory was added to the country, the struggle by the North to prevnt the extent of slavery collided with the Southern desire to spread slavery' compromises had to be made to keep a balance between free and slave states
Nullification Crisis - Southern states led by South Carolinian Senaor John C. Calhoun who decided they could nullify or ignore a law assed by the federalgovernment if it hurt their interestins Civil War ------------------------ Civil War 1861 1863 1865 - Emancipation Proclamation: Issued by Lincoln after the bloodiest single dy battle of the Civil War at Antietam; freed te slabves to keep France and Britian from helping the South - Gettysburg, July:
Bloodiest three daysof the war; South's attempt to invade the North Advantages North - population, industry, esources, transportation, navy South - military leadership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson; and experienced military Surrender at Appomattox - General Lee surrendered to General Grant; North VIctorious Reconstruction - Period after the Civil War: rebulid the nation; many people didn like Lincoln's plan to treat the South leniently, when he was assassinated a harsh plan followed
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