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    upon the importation of woolens Jesse Blocks was named Chair and F H Wardlaw Esq was elected Secretary Their statement was written in the July 14th paper of the News and Courier and therefore spread to all those in the area who were literate This memorandum deals specifically with the tariff that so aversely affected the South during this time The South held a cotton monopoly at this time and an import tax imposed on their trading partners worried many Southerners that their monopoly was in jeopardy In debating this tariff the committee alluded to their forefathers knowing looking to them as an example as to know our duty so we know it is our right They found the tariff to be peculiarly unfavorable to us and refused the shallow idea of a system forced upon us under the imposing name of American It is interesting to note that many of these excuses these South Carolinians are makings are the same most slaves would be thinking That is our right and peculiarly unfavorable to us that is forced upon us Nevertheless these groups were unable to see the parallel or simply chose to ignore it This meeting sparked others throughout

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    her close friend Carlisle in a very emotional state She immediately called upon her minister Rev Stiles Rev Stiles arrived and analyzed the problem and claimed that Maria and Carlisle needed to repent in the Lord in order to fulfill their complete redemption Suddenly without any forewarning the preacher himself seemed to lose his mind Dexter Needs to Pay Up Date s May 29 1827 Location ST JOHNS Florida Tag s Slavery A promissory note is a contract detailing the terms of a promise or loan by one person to pay a sum of money to another person Many people in the antebellum south used promissory notes when dealing with large amounts of money John Day and Horatio S Dexter entered into a promissory note together on October 5 1824 The amount of the note was for six thousand four hundred and seventy nine dollars Phillis Wheatly and a Nations Refuge in Religion Date s May 23 1827 Location SUFFOLK Massachusetts Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Slavery Urban Life Boosterism On May 23 1827 more than forty years after it was first published Phillis Wheatly s short poem On Being Brought from Africa to America was republished in Zion s Herald an independent Methodist newspaper published in Boston Massachusetts Remember Christians Negroes black as Cain May be refined and join the angelic train this last line of Wheatly s poem refers to her Joseph M White suggests Indians move west of the Mississippi Date s May 20 1827 Tag s Migration Transportation Race Relations After the native Indians were allotted reservation areas for settlement problems quickly arise Whites started trying to take over these areas claiming to be looking for lost slaves and Indians were trying to expand on their already very small territory This led to substantial

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    Search Location EDGEFIELD South Carolina Edgefield Anti Tariff group meets Date s July 2 1827 Location Tag s Economy In early July the spark of nullification struck Edgefield County and throughout the state of South Carolina Citizens of the community met to discuss as the Charleston News and Courier put it A Memorial to Congress against the imposition of additional duties upon the importation of woolens Jesse Blocks was named

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    Louis Enquirer published an article that would soon be republished throughout the South trumpeting the success of tobacco crops in the newest slave state The soil of Missouri was considered by planters of Maryland and Virginia to be admirably adapted for the cultivation of tobacco and evidently must become a staple commodity of Missouri That was evidenced by tobacco crops already having a considerable display in our port This article certainly pushed the sectionalism already becoming apparent between the Northern and Southern states of America The South could look at this new territory s prosperity with pride and ambition Missouri stood as an example for all the land yet to be settled out west in North America It justified the peculiar institution which abolitionists degraded with such venom could produce such prosperous results for the slave owners and the nation s economy as a whole For the North it spread greater fear that slavery was not going to just die out like many had predicted Tobacco may use up farmland quickly but states like Missouri now provided thousands of acres to be settled and cultivated by young and idealistic slave owners in the South who could not find land in

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    move west of the Mississippi Date s May 20 1827 Tag s Migration Transportation Race Relations After the native Indians were allotted reservation areas for settlement problems quickly arise Whites started trying to take over these areas claiming to be looking for lost slaves and Indians were trying to expand on their already very small territory This led to substantial violence and bloodshed One such example took place near the Ocilla River on December 6 1826 The Woodville Republican Phillis Wheatly and a Nations Refuge in Religion Date s May 23 1827 Location SUFFOLK Massachusetts Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Slavery Urban Life Boosterism On May 23 1827 more than forty years after it was first published Phillis Wheatly s short poem On Being Brought from Africa to America was republished in Zion s Herald an independent Methodist newspaper published in Boston Massachusetts Remember Christians Negroes black as Cain May be refined and join the angelic train this last line of Wheatly s poem refers to her Dexter Needs to Pay Up Date s May 29 1827 Location ST JOHNS Florida Tag s Slavery A promissory note is a contract detailing the terms of a promise or loan by one person to pay a sum of money to another person Many people in the antebellum south used promissory notes when dealing with large amounts of money John Day and Horatio S Dexter entered into a promissory note together on October 5 1824 The amount of the note was for six thousand four hundred and seventy nine dollars A Spiritual Occurrence in the Household Date s June 1 1827 Location HANCOCK Georgia Tag s Church Religious Activity Maria Bryan returned from a prayer meeting to find her close friend Carlisle in a very emotional state She immediately called upon

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    Missouri Date s April 24 1827 Location Tag s Agriculture Economy The expansion of slavery into Missouri had almost led to a Civil War in 1820 seven years later Northerners worst fears were confirmed with a report by Missouri leaders The St Louis Enquirer published an article that would soon be republished throughout the South trumpeting the success of tobacco crops in the newest slave state The soil of Missouri was considered by planters of Maryland and St Louis branch of National Bank opens Date s May 1829 Location Tag s Economy By 1829 the National Bank had spread to Missouri which was currently on the frontier of westward expansion Unfortunately the bank was closed down 3 years later when Jackson did not renew the bank s charter The establishment of a national bank was an important step in the formation of a stable economy on the frontier McCandless 95 The Frontier was not the only place where the bank Missouri Convention Date s June 12 1820 to July 19 1820 Location Tag s Slavery Southerners wasted no time after the completion of the Missouri Compromise to create a sound structure of government for the newest slave state The 1820

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    Menard to lead the church Besides encouraging this and other black churches townsmen even permitted blacks to attend white churches Although the Black Code in Baton Rouge seemed to impress a harsh code of conduct the authorities rarely enforced these statutes Instead there was more trust in this community leading to a more peaceful region One example of the different attitude Baton Rouge and Louisiana held toward slavery is found in newspapers Consistently the New Orleans Times Picayune presented favorable articles about blacks and slaves For instance in covering the funeral of a former Savannah mayor it reported more on the heartwarming response of slaves to his death than on the white response or even the funeral itself Historians recognize that this unique system was due to a variety of factors The multiracial Creole society and the strong Catholic influences in Louisiana explain part of it However Baton Rouge also had a different sort of community Because it was not a plantation area slaves were more likely to belong in small numbers to individual families than to reside in large numbers Maybe due to this unlike many Southern areas the white leaders of Baton Rouge did not fear the spread

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    George Menard to lead the church Besides encouraging this and other black churches townsmen even permitted blacks to attend white churches Although the Black Code in Baton Rouge seemed to impress a harsh code of conduct the authorities rarely enforced State vs Oscar decided Date s 1858 Location Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Slavery During the decades before the Civil War Louisiana began using special tribunals to try slaves

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