Before and during the war, almost every Southern political leader explicitly said the Southern states seceded
to protect slavery.
In convincing detail, the Blacks dramatize the great new fact of presidential politics: The South, composed of the 11 slave states that seceded
in 1860 and 1861, is the richest electoral prize in the nation.
By Ngor Arol Garang October 3, 2010 (KHARTOUM)- The ruling party in the semi-autonomous region of south Sudan, Sudan people's Liberation Movement (SPLM), has deplored statements in which a senior official of the ruling party in north Sudan called on citizens to prepare for war if the south seceded
in a vote scheduled to take place in January 2011.
Even as Mayor Hahn was threatening San Fernando Valley voters that they would pay more for water and power if they seceded
Although Brownlow comes from Tennessee, a slave state that seceded
from the Union in 1861, he is an outspoken critic of the Confederacy.
Four more states seceded
, and Lincoln issued a call for troops to put down the rebellion.
the downtown tax base from the rest of Los Angeles, City Hall has turned the area into a new gold mine for the rich, who see the chance to add to their wealth if they can get rid of the riffraff.
When the South seceded
from the rest of the country, Southerners didn't ask if they could and then have a vote on it.
GRANADA HILLS - Determined to serve both children and adults, the North Valley Jewish Community Center seceded
from its debt-ridden parent Sunday to forge an independent community center.
The city has said that at least 15 departments, including the Mayor's Office and the City Council, could not save $1 or cut a single employee if the Valley seceded
, plus other departments have centralized services that would be needed to serve the remaining city.
The report said the city failed to provide any evidence that those costs could not be reduced, and noted the volume of 911 calls would decrease if the Valley seceded