Us History 1 Study Guide

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Missouri Compromise = A series of agreements passed by congress in 1820-1821 to maintain the balance of power between slave state and free states Monroe Doctrine = A policy of U.S. opposition to any European interference in the affairs of the western Hemisphere, announced by President Monroe in 1823. Nationalism = A devotion to the interests and culture of one’s nation. Cult of domesticity = A belief that married women should restrict their activities to their home and family. American system/plan = A pre-civil war set of measures designed to unify the nation and strengthen its economy by means of protective tariffs, a national bank, and such internal improvements as the development of a transportation system. Cotton gin = A machine for cleaning the seeds from cotton fibers, invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 Popular sovereignty = A system in which the residents vote to decide an issue. Nativism= Favoring the interests of native born people over foreign born people. Market revolution = The major change in the U.S. economy provided by people’s beginning to buy and sell goods rather than make them for themselves. Forty-nine = One of the people who migrated to California in search of riches after gold was discovered there in 1848. Free –soil party = A political formed in 1848 to oppose the extension of slavery into U.S. territories. Uncle Tom’s cabin = A bestselling novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, published in 1852, that portrayed slavery as a great moral evil. Copperhead = A northern Democrat who advocated making peace write the confederacy during the civil war. Home-rule = A state power of govern its citizens without federal government involvement. Redemption = the southern Democrats term for their return to power in the South in the 1870’s Fedrick Douglas = He use to be a slave, born in American he wrote common newspaper 1. What was the purpose of the Erie Canal?

Connect to United State, Hudson River transport good
2. What was the purpose of the abolition...
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