Declarations of causes after the secession of Southern States. Why did the States secede?
The Declaration of Causes of Seceding States
The people of Georgia having dissolved their political connection with the Government of the United States of America, present to their confederates and the world the causes which have led to the separation. For the last ten years we have had numerous and serious causes of complaint against our non-slave-holding confederate States with reference to the subject of African slavery.