What is "sectional discord"?

I am doing a DBQ and i'm not quite sure what sectional discord is... it is part of the question. So if anyone could clarify, that would be great.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I take it you are doing a historical based DBQ.

    A prime example of sectional discord is the interpretation

    of the U.S. Constitution in regards to the issue of slavery.

    Part I at this site explains the discord over the preeminence

    of federal authority over state authority in consideration of the

    will of the people versus the will and intent of the Constitution.

    http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/306515/th...

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