distinct culture and identity? What role did religion serve for enslaved African Americans? How did slavery impact the slave family? How did slavery impact the South’s economy, education, and receptivity to change? Compare US slavery with slavery in Latin America.
5. Why did the American political party system collapse during the 1850s? What impact did this have on the outbreak of the Civil War?
6. Why did the North win the Civil War?...
Baltimore, the Whigs chose Winfield Scott as their candidate for presidency.
* He also praised the Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Law.
* The votes for the Whig party were split between Northern Whigs, who hated the party's platform but accepted the candidate, and Southern Whigs, who...
* Shifted from monarchy to republic to caudillo rule; generated liberal reform movement
* Mexican-American war caused political turmoil in Mexico and helped General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (1797-1896) perpetuated intermittent rule
* La Reforma of the 1850’s aimed to limit...
“The town that started the Civil War”. No community in the antebellum North better reflected the growing passion against slavery than Oberlin, Ohio. In many ways, this small town represented that most advanced of northern attitudes toward the issue of slavery and states’ rights. Oberlin was a...
several times, separated from their families, and were treated harshly during this period. “Mr Bibbs” and “Letter from a Fugitive Slave,” helps to gain incite into the suffering and pain that a slave felt from the 1840’s to the 1850’s.
Belasco, Susan, and Johnson, Linck. The Bedford...
. "The South grew, but it did not develop." By the 1840s this was true socially, politically, and economically. In what ways?
7. By the 1850s, Northern society was no longer able nor was it willing to make accommodations with Southern society. To what extent and in what ways was...
F. There were immediate attempts to defy the law
1. Vigilance committees sprang up to help get blacks to Canada.
2. Lawyers used obstructive tactics to drag out legal proceeding to raise slave catchers expenses.
3. In the 1850s, nine northern states...
poor people lived in West, rich near Coast
many barely lived above poverty -- low life-expectancy
5. Lower South
N & S Carolina
major crop: rice plantations
harvesting rice was extremely difficult
difficult conditions for the poor -- low life-expectancy
the First Battle of Bull Run?
A) Ulysses S. Grant
B) George B. McClellan
C) Irvin McDowell
D) Ambrose Burnsides
E) George Meade
70. Which of the following statements concerning women in the Civil War is true?
A) Women volunteered for military service in northern armies.
dominating Southernlife, slavery also dominated the economic and political aspects of life in the South from 1840 to 1860. By the 1840's and 50's the Southern economy had almost completely become slave and cash crop agriculture based. Without slaves in the south a person was left either landless and...
The Crisis of the Union
Chapter Instructional Objectives
After you have taught this chapter, your students should be able to answer the following questions: 1. How did western expansion become inextricably linked with sectional identity during the 1840s? 2...
U.S. History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Exam
1. Analyze the ways in which colonial life and society changed from 1700 to 1775. 2. Compare and contrast the culture and economy of the southern colonies with that of the New England colonies. 3. Comment...
of societ in contrast to the immigrants, who were slaves to debt. In the 1840's a slave by the name Frederick Douglass was sent to Baltimore by his mistress to work on the docs. He knew how to read and practiced the art while in Baltimore. He tried to escape several times, and finally succeeded...
Court to extend slavery westward.
As for the Buchanan administration, it was dominated by Southerners. Fearing the possibility of Southern secession from the Union the president basically gave the South almost anything it wanted. During the depression of the 1850’s, for instance, bowed to...
capture all northern and western states. As the northern states had a much larger populations, Lincoln was able to secure the needed majority of electoral votes.The South was afraid that Lincoln would outlaw slavery while in office. This would have created a problem for the South since its way of life...
Kentucky ( it was not nearly as popular or widespread)
* When people came from Europe in large numbers during the 1840’s and 1850’s leading up to the Civil War few people relocated in the south.
o Immigrants who came were not attracted to the south partly because the people who come...
this crisis foreshadow the Civil War?
7. Compare and contrast John C. Calhoun’s Southern Exposition to the Kentucky and Virginia resolutions with regard to the doctrine of secession. Why did Calhoun put forward this view of constitutional propriety?
8. Compare and contrast Jhon C. Calhoun’s...
enumerations of Negro slaves in northern states even into the 1840s (table ). The most remarkable case of lingering northern slavery was New Jersey, which reported 236 slaves in 1850, and 18 as late as 1860 (series ).7
The demography of slavery in the antebellum South
Despite the protracted character of...
young wife was expected to be obedient and recognize her mother-in-law’s authority
over her. All women were expected to be obedient, but their quality of life depended
upon economic circumstances.
3. During the Western Han period (202 B.C.E.–8 C.E.) the capital was at Chang’an.
During the Eastern...
for cotton and tobacco grew after 1850, slave prices increased as well.”ix With the costliness of slaves skyrocketing, owners, making up one-quarter of the Southern population, had to find ways to compensate.x A common response was to purchase incredibly fertile women in order to cut the cost of...