Mississippi's Secession

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Why some groups opposed Mississippi’s secession was that those people didn’t believe that it was right to keep slaves, no one really minded it till after the American Civil War when people started to realize that it was wrong to have slaves and that they should let them go and live a equals,but Mississippi and a few other states didn’t like this idea. So they decided to try and become their own free country. People didn’t like the idea of them separating just so that they could keep their salve so they put it to a vote. It was the September elections where they allowed the delegates to join for this momentous transmission. The unionists won with 57 percent of the votes, they thought that that would ensure the separation would be voted down.
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