South Carolina Secedes
The following question asks you to write a clear
essay that analyzes South Carolina’s reasons
for seceding from the Union. Use both the
documents listed on next two pages and your knowledge of the time period. You
may also use the time line you previously completed.
What were South Carolina’s stated reasons for seceding from the United States
in December, 1860? Do you believe that the stated reasons were the complete
explanation for South Carolina’s
secession? Was South Carolina
justified in seceding?
your answer in a well-organized essay that demonstrates your understanding of
documents and your knowledge of the time period.