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Yet the hardships of war touched the lives of every citizen, male and female, white and black. There exists but one party that, either in spirit or sentiment, manifests any disposition to stand by the South and the Constitution, and that is the Democratic Party.. .. The Compromise of 1850 was created by Henry Clay and others to deal with the balance between slave and free states, northern and southern interests. Lincoln's victory was the signal for the secession of South Carolina (Dec. 20, 1860), and that state was followed out of the Union by six other states—Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press (September 1, 2010)

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