Analyze The Ways In Which Controversy Over The Extension Of Slavery Into Western Territories Contributed To The Coming Of The Civil War Confine Your Answer To The Period 1845 1861 Essays and Term Papers
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ways did African Americans shape the course and consequences of the CivilWar?
Confineyouranswer to the years from 1861 to 1870.
DBQ (Form A)
Analyze the ways in which the Vietnam War heightened social, political, and
economic tensions in the United States. Focus youranswer on the...
influence as a cause of the CivilWar with reference from 1850-1861.
• 2005 Exam: In the early 19th century, Americans sought to resolve their political disputes through compromise, yet by 1860 this no longer seemed possible. Analyze the reasons for this change with reference to the years 1820-1860...
Taney (right) spoke for the majority, declaring that only whites could be citizens of the U.S., as blacks “had no rights which the white man was bound to respect.”
* Court ruled that Scott was still a slave
* Even more: Congress had no power to bar slavery from a territory...
* Abraham Lincoln – doesn’t want to expand or extinguish slavery
Organizing for War
* Fort Sumter – under siege; South didn’t resupply, Union did
* April 12, 1861 – start of CivilWar
* Call for volunteers – Lincoln tried to gather people to fight against the...
the credit for the Compromise's success. It quieted the controversy between Northerners and Southerners over the expansion of slavery and delayed secession and civilwar for another decade. Senator Henry S. Foote of Mississippi, who had suggested the creation of the Committee of Thirteen, later said...
yourway of life?
December 29, 2009
Contrast life on the western frontier for the miner, cattleman, and farmer. What social and economic factors contributed to the lifestyle developed by each group?
December 30, 2009
Could American industrial growth have occurred without the industrial giants...
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DBQ Question Exercise
2008 Analyze the ways in which the Vietnam War heightened social, political, and
economic tensions in the United States. Focus youranswer on the period...
1853, President Franklin Pierce appointed Davis secretary of war. Davis served ably in this office and in 1857 reentered the Senate, where he continued to advocate the spread of slavery into the territories. During the secession crisis, he resigned from the Senate and in 1861 was chosen by acclamation...
tension and ultimately contributed to the failure of the Union it had created. Using the documents and your knowledge of the period 1850-1861, assess the validity of this statement. (DBQ, 1987—Mr. D has the documents)
5. “I am not, nor have ever been, in favor of bringing about in any way, the...
England, manufacturers. For many of them the tariff of 1816, which was meant to stimulate economic development all across the US, may have stimulated further industrial development in the North but had little impact on the South. Controversiesover whether slavery would be legal in the new territories...
annexation and Mexican War were attempts to expand slavery
and ultimately led to the CivilWar? Why and Why not (10pts)
#3) Explain how the Mexican War may have been unavoidable—3 to 4 reasons (10pts)
Renewing the Sectional Struggle
prevented discussion in Congress of petitions for ending slavery from 1835–1844, the acquisition of Texas as a slave state in 1845 and Manifest Destiny as an argument for gaining new territories where slavery would become an issue after the Mexican-American War (1846–1848), which resulted in the...
proposed Nebraska Territory. Douglas was forced to propose the repealing of the Missouri Compromise. President Pierce fully supported the Kansas-Nebraska Bill.
Congress Legislates a CivilWar
The Kansas-Nebraska act wrecked two compromises: the Compromise of 1820 which the act repealed; and the...
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The Wilmot Proviso, one of the major events leading to the CivilWar, would have banned slavery in any territory to be acquired from Mexico in the Mexican War or in the future, including the area later known as the Mexican Cession, but which some proponents construed to also include the...
the Missouri-Kansas border over whose interests would dominate in the new popular sovereignty state of Kansas. Secession and CivilWar only added to the violence and destruction of property that resulted from this conflict of interests.
In a convention called to debate and vote upon secession...
prohibiting slavery in the territories. 6. What could President Buchanan have done to prevent the CivilWar? Possible answers a. Buchanan could have worked harder to keep Democratic Party leaders in the North and South together in 1860, in which case the Democrats probably would have won the presidency. b...
CivilWar; postbellum refers to the
period following the CivilWar
Dred Scott vs. Sandford: ruled that slaves were property and no one could be deprived of private
property in the territories; declared Missouri Compromise (1820) unconstitutional
Political differences overslavery: Republicans...
life on the frontier in the 1830s. Other living museums can suggest the ways
in which rural American life changed in the period before the CivilWar.
5. If you live in or near a northeastern, Middle Atlantic, or South Atlantic city, plan a walking
tour to the part of the city constructed during...
raised a contentious issue the extension of slavery to the territories. On the other hand, many Democrats feared industrialization the Whigs welcomed....For many Democrats, the answer to the nation's social ills was to continue to follow Thomas Jefferson's vision of establishing agriculture in the...