GDG- Money and secession

Andy Mills amills at
Thu Jan 5 13:59:41 CST 2012

Utah wasn't a state at the time though, so technically, it couldn't secede.  

The Whiskey Rebellion / Shay's Rebellion were not attempts to secede though.  


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From: gettysburg-bounces at [mailto:gettysburg-bounces at] On Behalf Of Jack Lawrence
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Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
Buchannan had fought a war i Utah.

If you count rebellions, there were quite a few in the early years.


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Subject: GDG- Money and secession

> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> In my recollections there were at least 3 other movements for  secession 
> in
> the nation's history prior to the CW.
> During the War of 1812 New England wanted to secede because of  it's
> economic ties to Great Britain.
> During the Nullifications troubles under A Jackson S.C. also  wanted to
> secede.
> When the war broke out N.Y.C wanted to secede and declare  itself a 
> neutral
> city for trade purposes.
> All of these secession movements were based on  money.
> S.C. didn't secede  in the 1830s because Charlton Heston  threatened to
> come down there himself at the head of an army and beat them  up.
> Your  Most Obedient Servant,
> Peter
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