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Far more important, however, were the differences between North and South, not least the problem of slavery. This chapter will examine North–South differences by considering the following key questions: � Why were states’ rights a problem for US unity? � What were the main economic and social differences between North and South? � Was slavery profitable? 1 The problem of states’ rights Key question: Why were states’ rights a problem for US unity? The Constitution The 1787 Constitution had created a system whereby power was divided between the federal government in Washington and the individual states.

The rise of democracy is often associated with President Andrew Jackson (1829–37), a successful soldier and slaveholding landowner who claimed to represent the common man against the interests of privilege. In truth, Jackson benefited from, rather than created, the democratic tide. While there were limits to that How democratic was the USA? 33 THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ELECT CONGRESS (The Legislative) Congress makes laws, has the power of the purse, declares war and checks the work of the President. Senate House of Representatives • Two Senators represent each state (no matter how large or small the state).

L 45 l Southern capital would have been better spent on investment in manufacturing and transport. l Most great planters were not particularly capitalist-inclined: they were more concerned with displaying – rather than making – wealth, a state of affairs that may have retarded Southern economic growth. l Slavery was incompatible with an urban, industrial society – a fact noted by some ante-bellum Southerners who realised that slaves in cities were much more difficult to supervise. Slavery may thus have imposed a rigidity upon the Southern mind, ensuring that the South opposed industrialisation and remained economically dependent on staple-crop agriculture, especially cotton.

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