history discussion boards


Compare the causes and effects of the Panic of 1837 with America’s recent financial and economic crisis.

What three principal factors accounted for the explosive growth of cotton production and slave labor in the South by teh 1850s?

Discuss the Dred Scott case and how effective it was in settling the conflict over slavery?

Did both the North and South initially go to war in 1861 over the issue of slavery or states’ rights, or, did one section initially go to war for slavery and the other for states’ rights?


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