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No, tariffs were not the reason. There are any number of sources from confederates explaining why they started the war (slavery) but perhaps the most obvious one is the confederate constitution: No bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law denying or impair hiring the right of property in negro slaves shall be passed. The Democratic and Whig parties ...


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This is more a question of law, if historical law, and might be better on Law.SE. I am not a lawyer. (I'm not a historian either, but it's not a crime to practice history without a license). What I can say about the relevant history of California is it was a bit unique. Unlike most of the western states, California skipped being an Organized Incorporated ...


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Perhaps your information is buried here (EDIT - It looks like some reports aren't linked.) 1960s - The United States Economic Census - LibGuides at Princeton ...



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