• Jackson's Response to the Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Treaty of Rights of Native Americans
    5. Mexican Gov't Policy toward Texas * Encouraged American settlement in Texas in the 1820's and 30's * Mexico's decision to abolish slavery in its territory * Mexico's law requiring acceptance of the Catholic faith 6. Manifest Destiny * Phrase commonly used in the 1840's and...
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  • History
    would allow slavery within each territory. The act was designed by Democratic Senator Stephen Douglas. Douglas hoped popular sovereignty would enable democracy to triumph, so he would not have to take a side on the issue of slavery. A wave of indignation erupted across the North as anti-slavery elements...
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  • Cazz
    and TX succeeds from Mexico without being accepted into the US yet, which is how it got its name as the Lone Star State Election of 1844: Clay (W) vs. Polk (D) Clay would only annex TX if Mexico agreed (respectful) Polk was the aggressive “Young Hickory” and wasn’t so respectful...”54 40 or fight...
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  • History
    __________________ A Divided Nation Section 2 MAIN IDEAS 1. The debate over the expansion of slavery influenced the election of 1852. 2. The Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed voters to allow or prohibit slavery. 3. Pro-slavery and antislavery groups clashed violently in what became known as “Bleeding Kansas.” ...
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  • Civil War
    arrangement created the state of Kansas north of 36/30 degree, the line north of which slavery was forbidden by the Missouri Compromise of 1820, to enter the Union in popular sovereignty. This law infuriated the Abolitionists in America who claimed that, “Douglas proposal, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, shattered...
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  • US History Study Guide
     divided  into  3-­5  terretories ● 5,000  residents  needed  to  form  government ● 60,000  residents  needed  to  apply  for  statehood ● No  slavery Delegated  Powers ● Powers  only  Federal  Government  has Reserved  Powers ● Powers  only  State  Governments  have Concurrent  Powers ...
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  • Study Guide APUSH
     Article: William Lloyd Garrison 1. The organizations and methods used by Garrison to end slavery were first, the American Colonization Society. Then, he worked as a co-editor of an antislavery paper- “The Genius of Universal Emancipation.” He then published his own newspaper the “Liberator”. In...
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  • Hist 1301 Exam Notes
    disorientation from the devastation and loss of so much of the population. • Indigenous resistance The Indigenous resisted the English way of life. The Slavery that was brought to the colonies repulsed the Indigenous, and even affected them directly by the attempts that were made to enslave parts of their...
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  • Historical Essay
    exploited and caused turmoil throughout the nation. During the time leading to the American Civil War, governmental leaders, religious activists, and anti-slavery activists all played a part in stirring up the need for war. Each entity that contributed to the cause of war held stake in the outcome of the battle...
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  • Apush Review Sheet
     followers  who  wanted  expansion     Recognized  problems  of  white  indentured  servants     Alternative  labor  system  needed     African  Slavery     Maryland   o   Proprietary     Under  control  of  a  lord-­‐proprietor   o   Catholics     Established  as  safe  haven  for  Catholics  (at...
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  • Apush Vocab
    Jefferson, believed people should have political power, favored strong state governments, emphasized agriculture, strict interpretation of the constitution, pro-French, opposed national bank. 23. Spoils System- Policy of rewarding political supporters with public office, first widely employed at the federal...
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  • Secession
    Most people say that the southern states seceded from the union because of slavery. While that is partially true there were many, and to the Americans more important, reason to the South’s secession. One of these reasons was the tensions caused by the election of Abraham Lincoln. In 1858 Stephen A....
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  • notes
    is a book about slavery and it’s horrors. It was published in Europe as well as the US and helped spark the civil war. Hilton R. Helper wrote The Impending Crisis in The South in 1857. Helper tried to use logic to argue that non-slave owning whites were the ones suffering from slavery. Dumb, right? Slave...
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  • John Brown
    During the mid 1800s, attitudes concerning slavery began to harden, with growing division between the North and South. On one hand, white southerners, who opposed violence, began to defend the institution of slavery; however, northern abolitionists decided on a new, more violent approach to voicing their...
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  • Bleeding Kansas and Popular Soveriegnty
    POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY Bleeding Kansas was a term used by Horace Greely of the New York Tribune to describe the violent hostilities between pro and anti-slavery forces in Kansas Territory during the mid and late 1850’s. Bleeding Kansas was also a mini Civil War between the North and the South. (Robert...
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  • Frederick Douglass and the Reform Movements
    November 5, 2012 1st Blue Paul Tam Frederick Douglass and the Abolitionist Movement and Women’s Rights Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey was born in 1818 near Easton, Maryland to Harriet Bailey (a slave) and an unidentified white man (rumored to be Harriet’s master, Aaron Anthony). He spent...
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  • Hannah Olds
    Republican parties) formation of the Whig Party Working Men's Party, labor and trade unionism spoils system Individual Liberty position on slavery Indian removal (generally Cherokees) Worcester v. Georgia, Cherokee nation cases Black people, immigrants, and urban rioting de Tocqueville...
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  • Ap Notes
    the North the horrors of slavery.  The novel was published abroad, including France and Britain.  It helped to start the Civil War and to end it. Hinton R. Helper, a non-aristocrat from North Carolina, wrote The Impending Crisis of the South in 1857.  Hated by both slavery and blacks, it attempted to...
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  • Dbq 5
    Slavery and Sectional Attitudes In the time between 1830 and 1860 we see a great divide through America on the topic of slavery. Abolitionists were growing in number and starting to rally against the Pro-slave supporters of the south. For a long time people who did not support slavery were still...
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  • Theatre
    Theatre notes 2 9/30 Early American Popular Entertainment: Melodrama Melodrama -High brow vs. low brow art -i.e. opera vs. reality TV -The popular shows “Norms” -taste, fears, desire, prejudice -Good is threatened by evil. Evil might win! Nope, good triumphs after all.It’s the formula for...
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