notes casted for president increased drastically in just 16 years. There were political changes which included universal male suffrage, party nominating conventions, popular election of the president, two party system, rise of third parties
Jackson vs. Adams is important because Jackson won the...
Immigration on West and East Coasts:
Nativism - a belief that there exists a native American tradition which must be defended against foreign influences. Obvious favoritism toward native-born Americans.
Gentlemen’s Agreement (close immigration to Japan)
Chinese Exclusion Act (Chinese)
hardworking men could expect to rise
c. The difference between rich and poor much narrower than in Europe
3. The rich were much less rich, and the poor much less poor than in
4. Plentiful land meant men could rise...
office in 1829, and began a set of reforms which led to the era of Jacksonian democracy, which is considered to have lasted from 1830 to 1850. This included many reforms, such as wider male suffrage, and various adjustments to the power of the Federal government. This also led to the rise of the...
American Revolution: 10% of pop = 45% of wealth 1845: top 4% = 65% 1860: top 1%: = 50% 1930s: top 1% = 99% The gap between rich and poor was widening - Transportation Revolution (American System) ○ Problem evident in War of 1812 ○ Only method = wagons ○ Rivers only go one way Hard to go against...
United States changed between 1815 and 1840, and analyze forces and events that led to these changes.
DBQ: (Form A)
1. In what ways did ideas and values held by Puritans influence the political, economic, and social development of the New England colonies from 1630 through the 1660s...
Strikebreakers- immigrants who had fled even worse poverty in Europe.
European immigration increased dramatically in the united staes between1830 and 1860.
In the decade 1845-1854 alone nearly 3 million immigrants were added to the U.S population
. Explosive urban growth was accompanied by often disturbing changes, including the New Immigration, crowded slums, new religious outlooks, and conflicts over culture and values. While many Americans were disturbed by the new urban problems, cities also offered opportunities to women and expanded...
change society. They became a national party with appeal by 1836.
Maysville Road veto: President Jackson vetoed a bill to grant federal aid for a road in Kentucky between Maysville and Lexington in 1830. He believed that internal improvements violated the principle that Congress could appropriate...
Poverty Law Center. It is estimated to have between 5,000 and 8,000 members as of 2012.
* The first Klan flourished in the Southern United States in the late 1860s, then died out by the early 1870s. Members adopted white costumes: robes, masks, and conical hats, designed to be outlandish...
People and Communities in the North and West, 1830-1860
Social and economic prospects in the United States brought thousands of immigrants to America’s shores between1830 and 1860. At the same time, the expanding market economy led to numerous social changes.
quickly the Republicans rose in the late 1850s and elected Abraham Lincoln to the presidency in 1860. But the fact is that the supporters of anti-slavery, nativism, and free soil of the 1850s overwhelmed the political positions formed in the 1830s. The author comes close to suggesting that the...
States for relief. Between 1820 and 1860, the Irish were never less than a third of all immigrants. The British Passenger Acts attempted to deflect the immigration from the British Isles to Canada instead of the U.S., making the fare a cheap 15 shilling compared to the 4 or 5 pound fare to New York...
c) The Compromise of 1850
d) The Underground Railroad
a) Uncle Tom’s Cabin helped spread the word about slavery to parts of the country that were against slavery and helped fuel the desire to abolish slavery once and for all. It helped people...
study. 3. Write a lecture that examines the War against Mexico from the perspective of the Mexican people. How did the actions of American citizens in the 1830s and 1840s look from Mexico’s point of view? Discuss the Mexican War from the perspec-
Chapter 13: The Crisis of the Union, 1844–1860
small company (little company can’t keep up, often because of price)
Permanent immigrants -didn’t plan to go back to home country/send money back
Migrant immigrants-Came for economic gain; send money home
“Old” Immigrants (1860-1890) | “New” Immigrants (1890-1920) |
almost tripled between 1880 and 1910. Textile industries were the largest factories before the civil war, and now other factories were becoming equal to them. Labor was in very high demand. Immigration allowed the value of individual workers to be low, since the supply of workers was so high...
Nativism is the feeling that immigration and foreigners are detrimental to native-born Americans. Unfortunately, nativist’s feelings are not based on political convenience or logical theories, but on ignorant assumptions that produce religious, racial, and cultural discrimination. Many nativist...
The two main sources of U.S. population increase between Independence and the Civil War were natural increases in population and immigration.
10 / 10 points
At the start of the Civil War, the population in the U.S. was about half that of the United Kingdom...
led to hispanic migration
new economic activity
nre mexican immigration looking for work
got lowest paying least stable jobs
Hispanic California and Texas:
spanish settlement 18th c
1830’s new mexican government restricted church power