Secession crisis of 1850-1851

1850–1851

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  • Title Secession crisis of 1850-1851
  • Coverage 1850–1851
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  • Keywords Wilmot Proviso, death of John C. Calhoun, sectional controversy over the expansion of slavery into the territory acquired from Mexico, John H. Means, Cooperationists countered that separate secession would bring economic disaster and ruin efforts at forming a united southern defense of slavery, Southern Standard newspaper,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date September 21, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 23, 2022
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