Throughout the early 1800’s, the United States was slowly evolving into two very different and distinct regions, the North and the South. Their differences would grow to be so large it would cause a civil war, tearing the nation into two. Compare and contrast the economies of both of these areas (North and South) and the resulting impact on their ideologies and way of life.
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For those of you who missed the Texas/Mexican skits, your make up assignment is below:
Even at the time, many Americans questioned the motives and goals of the war with Mexico, while others felt it was necessary to fulfill America's Manifest Destiny and the needs of the developing nation. Do you think that the war was justified or not? Choose to either support or oppose the United State's war with Mexico. Write a persuasive essay (1 page) that includes an introduction and at least 3 paragraphs that supports your position, using information from the text in Chapter 7.