How Did South African Americans Change South Carolina

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South Carolina 1860 South Carolina had long been a catalyst for, and a symbol of, Southern dreams of a bold new future and an independent new confederacy as well as Northern nightmares of the American experiment gone awry. Most white South Carolinians believed that their economic prosperity, political interest, and social stability were inextricable tied to state rights, the organization of subjugation, and the manor framework as it had advanced subsequent to the frontier period. It is a commonplace of American history that South Carolina leaders did not always, in the first decades of the Union, defend the extreme state rights doctrines which John C. Calhoun so ably expounded later in the antebellum period. In the convention of 1787 South…show more content…
Putting politics and the huge amount of slaves together it is obvious that it effected the political decisions in the state. When it comes to voting for the presidential elections, South Carolina was quite “Southern” since black people were not allowed to vote. This got criticized by the South Carolina delegates who were still in the opinion that black people of the people in general should not be allowed to vote and speak freely about those kinds of topics. When it comes to relations with other states it is noticeable that those have changed through time for South Carolina, since they left the Union, which is the more the northern states (Opposition is the Confederacy). South Carolina was not agreeing with the plans Abraham Lincoln would bring up, such things as equality and civil right for African American citizen were not in mind and South Carolina was strongly opposing that. Following this the state of South Carolina was trying to become part of the Confederacy, which happened on February 4, 1861. Being the first state to do so they were not unfollowed, because shortly after the states of Mississippi, Florida, Texas and Georgia
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